Criminal Justice Act 2007

Application of section 6 in relation to certain appellants.

10.— The Act of 1997 is amended by the insertion of the following section after section 6:

“6A.— Section 6 applies in relation to recognisances entered into by persons appealing against sentences of imprisonment imposed by the District Court with the following modifications:

(a) by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (a) of subsection (1):

‘(a) the recognisance shall be subject to the following conditions, namely, that the appellant shall—

(i) prosecute the appeal,

(ii) attend the sittings of the Circuit Court until the appeal has been determined, and

(iii) not commit an offence while on bail,’;

(b) references in that section to an accused person or a person charged with an offence are to be construed as references to persons so appealing;

(c) the reference to a court in subsection (8) is to be construed as a reference to the District Court;

and with any other necessary modifications.”.