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A court before which sentences previously imposed come for revision.
- ‘There is a three-member court of review to hear appeals of denials of applications.’
- ‘Although hundreds of cases involving books of account were brought before higher colonial courts, many were ones in which the higher court served as a trial court, not the court of review.’
- ‘We are not sitting as a court of appeal but as a court of review, and it is no part of our duty to decide whether the Commission's conclusion was right or wrong but only whether it was lawful or unlawful.’
- ‘‘The real test must be to ask whether the reasons given by the Commission betray, to a significant extent, any of the defects which entitle a court of review to interfere’.’
- ‘The Supreme Court is not just a general appeal court of review.’
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