Senior Courts Act 2016

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  • Corrections have been made to Part 2 of Schedule 4 on 11 November 2016 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012, and on 6 March 2017 to Schedule 3 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) and (v) of the Legislation Act 2012, and on 7 March 2017 to Schedule 3 in order to fix amending terminology under sections 25(1)(j)(i) and (v), and on 23 August 2017 to section 174 under section 25(1)(j)(i) of the Legislation Act 2012.
75 No direct appeal from court other than Court of Appeal unless exceptional circumstances established

The Supreme Court must not give leave to appeal directly to it against a decision made, a conviction entered, or a sentence imposed in a proceeding in a New Zealand court other than the Court of Appeal unless the court is satisfied,—

(a)

in accordance with section 74, that it is necessary in the interests of justice for the court to hear and determine the appeal; and

(b)

that there are exceptional circumstances that justify taking the proposed appeal directly to the court.

Compare: 2003 No 53 s 14