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Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in England,<ref>Sch. 1 of the Interpretation Act 1978</ref> commonly known as the Court of Appeal of England and Wales or, simply, the Court of Appeal, is the second most senior court in the English legal system, with only the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom above it. Established in 1875, the Court and its staff of 38 Lord Justices of Appeal hear both criminal appeals in the Criminal Division and civil appeals in the Civil Division, led by the Lord Chief Justice and Master of the Rolls respectively. The Criminal Division hears appeals from the Crown Court, while the Civil Division hears appeals from the County Courts and High Court of Justice. Permission to appeal is required, either from the lower court or the Court of Appeal itself. Decisions may be additionally appealed to the Supreme Court.


Court of Appeal of England and Wales sections
Intro  History  Civil Division  Criminal Division  Procedure for appeal  Judges  Broadcasting  References  Bibliography  External links  

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Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in England,<ref>Sch. 1 of the Interpretation Act 1978</ref> commonly known as the Court of Appeal of England and Wales or, simply, the Court of Appeal, is the second most senior court in the English legal system, with only the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom above it. Established in 1875, the Court and its staff of 38 Lord Justices of Appeal hear both criminal appeals in the Criminal Division and civil appeals in the Civil Division, led by the Lord Chief Justice and Master of the Rolls respectively. The Criminal Division hears appeals from the Crown Court, while the Civil Division hears appeals from the County Courts and High Court of Justice. Permission to appeal is required, either from the lower court or the Court of Appeal itself. Decisions may be additionally appealed to the Supreme Court.


Court of Appeal of England and Wales sections
Intro  History  Civil Division  Criminal Division  Procedure for appeal  Judges  Broadcasting  References  Bibliography  External links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: History
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