249 Appeal by prosecutor treated as abandoned if not heard before sentence completed

(1)

Every appeal under this subpart by the prosecutor against a sentence of imprisonment that is not heard before the date on which the person convicted has completed serving that sentence lapses on that date.

(2)

The manager of any prison from which the defendant is released must, if he or she has knowledge of the appeal, notify the Registrar of the appeal court that the defendant has been released.

(3)

The appeal must be treated as having been abandoned under section 337.

Compare: 1957 No 87 s 115A(3); 1961 No 43 s 383(3)