Sexual Offences Act 2003 Explanatory Notes

Section 127: RSHOs and Interim RSHOs : appeals

257.The appeals process set out in this section is to be used where the defendant is challenging the imposition of an order. Subsection (3) provides that an order made by the Crown Court on an appeal against the granting of an order or interim order (other than an order in which the Crown Court orders that the application for an order or interim order be re-heard by a magistrates’ court) is to be treated, for the purposes of determining where any application for variation, renewal or discharge of the order should be heard, as if it were made by the magistrates’ court which made the original order (under sections 125(7) or 126(5)).

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