Section 396(7) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015
Section 396(7) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 is under Section 396 (Time for raising certain objections, day-to-day trial and adjournments), Part 37 (Trials by way of information) of the Act. It states:
(7) Notwithstanding the provision of any other law to the contrary, a Judge of the High Court who has been elevated to the Court of Appeal shall have dispensation to continue to sit as a High Court Judge only for the purpose of concluding any part-heard criminal matter pending before him at the time of his elevation and shall conclude the same within a reasonable time:
Provided that this subsection shall not prevent him from assuming duty as a Justice of the Court of Appeal.