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  1. Court of Criminal Appeal

Appeals by reference to original trial court

 

Original trial court

On hand

01/01/08

Received

Disposed of

On hand 31/12/08

Appeals from Circuit Criminal Court

139

205

192

152

Appeals from Central Criminal Court

45

39

31

53

Appeals from Special Criminal Court

13

2

8

7

Appeals from Courts-Martial Appeal Court

0

0

0

0

Appeals by the Director of Public Prosecutions

31

58

47

42

Appeals alleging  miscarriage of justice

1

1

1

1

Total

229

305

279

255

 

Appeals by nature of the appeal

 

Nature of appeal

On hand

01/01/08

Received

Disposed of

On hand

31/12/08

Against conviction and sentence

52

90

40

102

Against conviction only

29

41

26

44

Against sentence only

148

174

213

109

Total

229

305

279

255

Outcome of appeals against conviction and sentence

 

Refused

16

Conviction affirmed, sentence varied

10

Conviction quashed, re-trial directed

2

Conviction quashed (no re-trial)

9

Appeal struck out

0

Adjourned generally with liberty to re-enter

0

Liberty to withdraw  granted

1

Total

38

 

Outcome of appeals against conviction only

 

Refused

11

Conviction quashed, re-trial directed

0

Conviction quashed re-trial directed and admit to bail

2

Conviction quashed (no re-trial)

3

Appeal struck out

3

Adjourned generally with liberty to re-enter

0

Liberty to withdraw granted

1

Total

20

 

Outcome of appeals against sentence only

 

Refused

45

Liberty to withdraw granted

18

Original sentence quashed and sentence imposed in lieu

45

Appeal struck out

6

Adjourned generally with liberty to re-enter

1

Total

115

 

Outcome of appeals against sentence by the DPP

           

Refused

14

Original sentence quashed and sentence imposed in lieu

30

Struck out

0

Liberty to withdraw granted

3

Total

47

 

Appeals withdrawn in the office

 

59