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The Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) is the statutory body responsible for investigating alleged miscarriages of justice in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It was established by Section 8 of the Criminal Appeal Act of 1995 and began work on 31 March 1997. The commission is the only body in its area of jurisdiction with the power to send a case back to an appeals court if it concludes that there is a real possibility that the court will overturn a conviction or reduce a sentence. Since starting work in 1997, it has on average referred 33 cases a year for appeal.

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  • The Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) is the statutory body responsible for investigating alleged miscarriages of justice in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It was established by Section 8 of the Criminal Appeal Act of 1995 and began work on 31 March 1997. The commission is the only body in its area of jurisdiction with the power to send a case back to an appeals court if it concludes that there is a real possibility that the court will overturn a conviction or reduce a sentence. Since starting work in 1997, it has on average referred 33 cases a year for appeal.
  • La Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) est un organisme chargé d'enquêter sur les éventuelles erreurs judiciaires survenues en Angleterre, au pays de Galles et en Irlande du Nord. Elle a le pouvoir de renvoyer les affaires qu'elle juge problématiques devant la Cour d'appel (ou la Cour de la Couronne pour les affaires jugées en magistrates' court). Il s'agit d'une autorité administrative indépendante (non-departmental public body) créée par le Criminal Appeal Act of 1995. Basée à Birmingham, elle entre en fonction le 31 mars 1997 et examine en moyenne 1 500 requêtes par an.
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