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Government of Wales Act 2006

Criminal proceedings in a court consisting of two or more judges of the High Court of Justiciary

774.Such a court can refer a devolution issue direct to the Supreme Court (paragraph 18), where such an issue has arisen in criminal proceedings before the court other than on a reference under this Part. If the court does not make such a reference in such a case but decides the issue itself, an appeal against its decision lies to the Supreme Court, subject to permission having been granted either by the court whose decision is being appealed or by the Supreme Court (paragraph 21(a)).

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