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(1)This section applies for determining when any proceedings have concluded for the purposes of this Chapter.
(2)Where proceedings are terminated by an appealable decision, they are not to be regarded as concluded—
(a)until the end of the ordinary time for appeal against the decision, if no appeal in respect of the decision is brought within that time, or
(b)if an appeal in respect of the decision is brought within that time, until the conclusion of the appeal.
(3)Subsection (2) applies for determining, for the purposes of paragraph (b) of that subsection, when proceedings on an appeal are concluded as it applies for determining when the original proceedings are concluded.
(4)Any reference in subsection (2) to a decision which terminates proceedings includes a reference to a verdict, sentence, finding or order that puts an end to the proceedings.
(5)An appealable decision is a decision of a description against which an appeal will lie, whether by way of case stated or otherwise and whether with or without permission.
(6)Any reference in this section to an appeal includes a reference to an application for permission to appeal.