People (Attorney General) v Bell

 
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The People (Attorney General)
and
Bell

Costs - Criminal proceedings by indictment - Accused found not guilty by jury - Accused applying for costs of defence -Discretion of High Court applicable to "costs of . . . every proceeding" - Rules of the Superior Courts, 1962 (S.I. No. 72 of 1962), Or. 99, r. 1, sub-r. 1 - Courts of Justice Act, 1924 (No. 10 of 1924), s. 36 - Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961 (No. 39 of 1961), ss. 8, 14 - Constitution - Supreme Court - Jurisdiction - Appeal from High Court on issue of costs only - Leave to appeal obtained - Leave unnecessary - No restriction on appellate jurisdiction of Supreme Court -Supreme Court of Judicature Act (Ireland)1877 (40 41 Vict. c. 57), ss. 52, 53, 61, 65 -Constitution of...

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