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Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

Section 24: Appeals

79.Subsections (1)-(2) provide that an appeal against a closure order can be made to the Crown Court by any person upon whom a closure notice was served, or by any other person who has an interest in the premises but on whom the closure notice was not served. Subsection (1) also permits appeals to the Crown Court in relation to discharge orders. All appeals are required to be lodged within 21 days of the closure order or relevant decision being made. There are no restrictions on the grounds for which the appeal can be made.

80.Subsection (3) empowers the Crown Court on appeal to make any order it considers appropriate.

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