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The Special Powers Act, 1974

( ACT NO. XIV OF 1974 )

Appeals and confirmation of death sentences
1[ 2[30. (1) An appeal from any order, judgment or sentence of a Special Tribunal may be preferred to the High Court Division within thirty days from the date of delivery or passing thereof.
(2) Where a Special Tribunal passes a sentence of death, the proceedings shall be submitted forthwith to the High Court Division and the sentence shall not be executed unless it is confirmed by that Division.]

  • 1
    ctions 30 and 30A were substituted for former section 30 by section 5 of the Special Powers (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. LIX of 1974)
  • 2
    ction 30 was substituted by section 2 of the Special Powers (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XXXIII of 1985)
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