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Court of Criminal Appeal in United Kingdom

Definition of Court of Criminal Appeal

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Criminal Appeal : A court created by the Criminal Appeal Act 1907 to take over the jurisdiction formerly exercised by the *Court for Consideration of Crown Cases Reserved. Its powers were greatly extended, particularly in considering questions of fact as well as law, but it was abolished by the Criminal Appeal Act 1966 and its jurisdiction transferred to that of the *Court of Appeal (Criminal Division).

The Court of Criminal Appeal

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The Court of Criminal Appeal is the standarized name of one of the UK Historic Courts (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the Court of Criminal Appeal in the UK court legal history).

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  • Article Name: Court of Criminal Appeal
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Court of Criminal Appeal In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of [...]

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