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Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Section 89: Procedure on appeal to the Court of Appeal

149.Section 89 establishes the general rules that will apply to any appeal to the Court of Appeal under Part 2 of the Act. The first of these is that the Court of Appeal’s leave to appeal is required. The second is that the appeal lies (subject to anything in rules of court under section 53(1) of the Supreme Court Act 1981) to the criminal division of the Court of Appeal.

150.Section 89 also enables the Secretary of State to make an order in relation to appeals to the Court of Appeal under Part 2 containing provision corresponding to any provisions of the Criminal Appeal Act 1968. An order of this kind will cover routine matters such as the procedures for obtaining leave to appeal and transcripts.

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