Under the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 you have 20 working days from the date of the decision to file an appeal.
Yes but you must apply for and be granted an extension of time from the Court. The Court will allow an extension of time if it is in the interests of justice to do so.
Yes but this is not advisable. It is wise to instruct a lawyer who can conduct the appeal on your behalf.
This depends on a number of factors. Urgent appeals including against refusal's to grant bail are generally quickly determined. Appeals against conviction and sentence often take a number of months until the appeal is heard and a Judgement released.
Admission to bail pending appeal is unusual and only granted in exceptional circumstances. The Court must not grant bail unless it is satisfied that it would be in the interests of justice in the particular case to do so.
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