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Transitional provision—Justice Legislation Amendment (Criminal Appeals) Act 2019—appeals from summary jurisdiction

    (1)     In this section—

amending Act means the Justice Legislation Amendment (Criminal Appeals) Act 2019 .

    (2)     Subject to subsection (3), an amendment made to Part 6.1 or 6.3 by a provision of Division 1 of Part 3 of the amending Act applies in relation to a criminal proceeding in which the plea to the charge is entered in the Magistrates' Court after the commencement of that provision.

    (3)     Despite the repeal of sections 283, 284, 284A, 285 and 286 by the amending Act, on and after that repeal, those provisions, as in force immediately before that repeal, continue to apply in relation to a sentence of imprisonment imposed by the appellate court under section 256, 259 or 262—

        (a)     before that repeal; or

        (b)     following a plea of guilty entered before that repeal; or

        (c)     following a conviction entered on a hearing that commenced before that repeal.

S. 454A inserted by No. 11/2020 s. 33.

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