Central Bank Act 1942

References of questions of law to High Court.

57AJ

57AJ. (1) When hearing an appeal, the Appeals Tribunal may, on its own initiative or at the request of a party, refer a question of law arising in the appeal to the High Court for the opinion of the Court.

(2) The High Court has jurisdiction to hear and determine any question of law referred to it under this section.

(3) If a question of law arising in an appeal has been referred to the High Court under this section, the Appeals Tribunal may not

( a ) give a decision in the appeal to which the question is relevant while the reference is pending, or

( b ) proceed in a manner, or make a decision, that is inconsistent with the opinion of the High Court on the question. ]

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F457

Part VIIA (ss. 57A-57AZ) inserted (1.08.2004) by Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Act 2003 (12/2003), s. 28, S.I. No. 454 of 2004, subject to transitional provisions in s. 36 and sch. 3.