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27. Composition of the Court of Appeal

(1) In this section "Court", except where the context otherwise requires, means the Court of Appeal.
(2) Subject as follows and to Article 13(1) of the ADGM Founding Law, a Court shall be constituted for the purpose of exercising any of its jurisdictions if it consists of three Judges.
(3) Subject to Article 13 of the ADGM Founding Law, the Chief Justice may, with the agreement of the Board, give, or vary or revoke directions about the minimum number of Judges of which a Court must consist of if it is to be duly constituted.
(4) The Chief Justice, or any Justice of Appeal designated by him, may (subject to any directions under subsection (3)) determine the number of Judges of which a Court is to consist of for the purpose of any particular proceedings.
(5) A duly constituted Court shall be referred to as a "Full Court".
(6) The Chief Justice may give directions as to what is to happen in any particular case where one or more members of a Court which has partly heard proceedings is unable to continue.
(7) Section 108 (assessors in the Court of First Instance) shall apply in relation to causes and matters before the Court of Appeal as they apply in relation to causes and matters before the Court of First Instance.