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Supreme Court of Western Australia - Court of Appeal (2015 - )

From
1 February 2015
Western Australia, Australia
Website
http://www.supremecourt.wa.gov.au/C/court_of_appeal.aspx?uid=8140-2366-1663-9123

Summary

The Court of Appeal Division of the Supreme Court was established on 1 February 2005 following the proclamation of the Acts Amendment (Court of Appeal) Act 2004. The Court hears appeals from decisions of a single judge of the Supreme Court and from judges of the District Court as well as various other courts and tribunals. It also hears criminal appeals against sentences, such as the length of imprisonment, and appeals against conviction.

Sources used to compile this entry: 'About the Court of Appeal', http://www.supremecourt.wa.gov.au/C/court_of_appeal.aspx?uid=8140-2366-1663-9123, accessed online 17 August 2016.

Marina Loane

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