Clause 44 - Appeal to Court of Appeal

Part of Proceeds of Crime Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:45 am on 29 November 2001.

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Photo of Alistair Carmichael Alistair Carmichael Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) 9:45, 29 November 2001

Will the Minister confirm whether the appeal will be on a point of law? That is crucial, because if an appeal will be allowed only on a decision to vary or discharge an order, if it is restricted to a point of law, all that the Court of Appeal will consider is whether the decision to vary or discharge as a matter of law was correct.