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Orders etc. on successful appeal

S. 286(1) amended by No. 3/2016 s. 80(a).

    (1)     If the Court of Appeal allows an appeal under section 283, it must set aside the sentence imposed by the Court and either—

        (a)     impose the sentence, whether more or less severe, that it considers appropriate; or

S. 286(1)(b) amended by No. 3/2016 s. 80(b).

        (b)     remit the matter to the County Court or the Trial Division of the Supreme Court, as the case requires.

S. 286(2) amended by No. 3/2016 s. 80(c).

    (2)     If the Court of Appeal remits a matter under subsection (1)(b)—

S. 286(2)(a) amended by No. 3/2016 s. 80(d).

        (a)     it may give directions concerning the manner and scope of the further hearing by the court, including a direction as to whether the hearing is to be conducted by the same judge or a different judge; and

S. 286(2)(b) amended by No. 3/2016 s. 80(e).

        (b)     the court, whether constituted by the same judge or a different judge, must hear and determine the matter in accordance with the directions, if any.

Division 3—Crown appeal against sentence

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