New Clause 32 — Appeals

Criminal Justice Bill — [3rd Alloted Day] – in the House of Commons at 3:54 pm on 20th May 2003.

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'In section 9 of the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (c. 19) (appeal against sentence following conviction on indictment), after subsection (1) there is inserted—

"(1A) In subsection (1) of this section, the reference to a sentence fixed by law does not include a reference to an order made under subsection (2) or (4) of section (Determination of minimum term in relation to mandatory life sentence) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 in relation to a life sentence (as defined in section (Interpretation of Chapter) of that Act), that is fixed by law.".'.

[Paul Goggins.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.