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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 17: Live link in sentencing hearing on appeals to the county court

This section allows for the use of live links in relation to sentencing hearings in connection with appeals to a county court where the appellant is likely to be held in custody during the hearing. A live link direction may be given by the court with the appellant’s consent or on an application by a party.

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