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Explanatory Memorandum to Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Condition that evidentiary ruling significantly weakens prosecution case

43.Article 22 provides that leave to appeal a qualifying evidentiary ruling may not be given unless the judge or Court of Appeal is satisfied that the ruling (or 2 or more rulings taken together) significantly weakens the prosecution case in relation to the offence or offences that are the subject of the appeal.

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