Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997

Provisions with respect to appeals, applications, etc.

14.—(1) Each of the following, namely—

(a) an appeal under section 10 (4),

(b) an application—

(i) under section 12 , or

(ii) for leave to apply for judicial review under the Order in respect of a rule, derogation, waiver, ruling or direction referred to in section 13 (1), or an application for such judicial review,

shall be heard by one judge of the Court and the President of the Court shall from time to time make arrangements for securing that all appeals and applications as aforesaid shall, so far as practicable, be heard by the same judge.

(2) The whole or part of any proceedings in relation to an appeal or application as aforesaid may be heard otherwise than in public if the Court, in the interests of justice, considers that the interests of any party concerned or of any company, a transaction or proposed transaction affecting the securities of which is the subject of the appeal or application, so require.