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Courts Act 2003

Provisions relating to criminal procedure and appeals

Section 91: Extension of time for appeals from Courts-Martial Appeal Court

238.Section 91 makes several small amendments to the Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1968 which extend the time within which both the accused and the Defence Council may make an application for leave to appeal to the House of Lords to 28 days. This is to maintain consistency with appeals from the Court of Appeal (section 88).

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