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Liquor and Accommodation Act 1990 (No. 44 of 1990)
Requested:  29 Aug 2014
Consolidated as at:  Sessional

215. Powers of Supreme Court

      (1) The Board –

(a) may at any time; and

(b) shall, if ordered to do so by a judge in chambers following an application made in a summary way by an applicant or appellant at a hearing of the Board –

state a case for the opinion of the Supreme Court on any question of law arising on an application or appeal under this Act.

      (2) The Supreme Court shall –

(a) hear and determine a question of law referred to it; and

(b) remit its decision to the Board.

      (3) The Board is bound by a decision given in accordance with subsection (2)(b).

      (4) The Supreme Court may make such order as to cost of any case referred to it as it considers appropriate.

      (5) An application shall not be made to a judge under subsection (1)(b) except by a person who has already asked the Board to state a case on a question.

      (6) Except as provided by this section, a decision by the Board is final and without appeal.