Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) Annual Report 2006/07

Court of Appeal of its criminal jurisdiction. The Court of Criminal Appeal was established by the Criminal Appeal Act 1907 to hear appeals against conviction and sentence by those convicted at Quarter Sessions, the Assizes and the Central Criminal Court. In 1966 the Court became the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, and remained so under the consolidating Criminal Appeal Act 1968. Today, the Court is very much an established part of the legal landscape but it should be remembered that this was not always so.