Attorney General v James Murray

JurisdictionIreland
CourtSupreme Court (Irish Free State)
Judgment Date01 Jan 1926
S. C.,
I. F. S.,
The Attorney-General
and
James Murray

Certificate under s. 29 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1924 (No. 10 of 1924) - Application for, to Court of Criminal Appeal - Supreme Court no jurisdiction to grant such certificate.

Applicant was tried for murder and convicted at the Central Criminal Court. Application for leave to appeal from such conviction was made to the Court of Criminal Appeal and refused. It was from this refusal that applicant sought to appeal, and applied to the Supreme Court for a certificate under s. 29 of the Courts of Justice Act (No. 10 of 1924) on the grounds that the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeal involved "a point of law of exceptional public importance," and that it was "desirablein the public interest that an appeal should be taken to the Supreme Court":—Held, that the application for such certificate should be...

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  • A.B. v Minister for Justice
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 30 January 2002
    ...General (Fahy) v. BruenIRDLTR [1936] I.R. 750; (1936) 70 I.L.T.R. 247. Attorney-General v. Murray (No. 2)IRDLTR [1926] I.R. 300; (1925) 59 I.L.T.R. 112. Brady v. Donegal County CouncilDLRM [1989] I.L.R.M. 282. Hanafin v. Minister for the EnvironmentIRDLRM [1996] 2 I.R. 321; [1996] 2 I.L.R.M......

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