Criminal Justice Act 2007

59.

Amendment of section 29 of Courts of Justice Act 1924.

59.— Section 29 of the Courts of Justice Act 1924 is amended—

( a) in subsection (1), by the substitution of “Subject to subsection (9A) of this section, no appeal shall lie” for “No appeal shall lie”,

( b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (5):

“(5A) The Supreme Court, in an appeal under subsection (2) or (3) of this section, may, if it considers it appropriate to do so, hear argument and make a determination in relation to any part (not only the point of law of exceptional public importance which is the subject of the certificate concerned issued under whichever of those subsections is appropriate) of the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeal concerned.”,

and

( c) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (9):

“(9A) This section shall not affect the operation of section 3 of the Criminal Justice Act 1993.”.