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The Appellate Jurisdiction of the House of Lords (Updated November 2009). LLN 2009/010

Published Friday, November 20, 2009

The Appellate Jurisdiction of the House of Lords (Updated November 2009). House of Lords Library Note 2009/010 From 1st October 2009 the appellate jurisdiction of the House of Lords was transferred to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom under the Constitutional Reform Act 2005. This Library Note gives an account of the history of the appellate jurisdiction, its functioning in practice and describes the Supreme Court.

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Lords Library notes LLN-2009-010

Author: Glenn Dymond

Topics: Administration of justice, Courts, House of Lords

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