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Last year the Court of Appeal, in the absence of a cross-appeal by the prosecution, used its power in the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 to double the sentence of a man who wanted to lessen his jail term for assault. This month, a larger panel delivered a landmark judgment that endorsed the same power to High Court judges under the Criminal Procedure Code. CHELSEA L.Y. NG takes a closer look at these provisions and their effect on the court system.