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Administration of Justice Act 1960

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4Admission of appellant to bail

(1)The power of the Court of Criminal Appeal under section fourteen of the Criminal Appeal Act, 1907, to grant bail pending an appeal to that court shall include power to grant bail to an appellant pending an appeal from that court under section one of this Act.

(2)The power of the High Court under any enactment or rule of law to grant bail in connection with proceedings pending before a Divisional Court shall include power to grant bail to an appellant pending an appeal under section one of this Act in such proceedings; and in relation to any recognizance to be entered into under section thirty-seven of the Criminal Justice Act, 1948, as applied by this subsection, any reference in that section to the judgment of the High Court shall be construed as a reference to the judgment of the House of Lords or, if the case is remitted by that House to the court below, to the judgment of that court on the case as so remitted.

(3)Where application is made to a Divisional Court for leave to appeal, that court may give such directions as it thinks fit for discharging or enlarging any recognizances entered into by the applicant or any surety, under any enactment or otherwise, with reference to the proceedings of that court.

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