207. Objection by respondent to application for permission to appeal

(1) A respondent who wishes to object to an application for permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal must, in accordance with the relevant practice direction, file and serve on the applicant and all other parties to the application a written argument in response to the application:
(a) if the application for permission to appeal relates to a case management or interim order, within 7 days of the respondent being served with the application notice and written argument in support;
(b) if the application for permission to appeal relates to an order from the Court of First Instance refusing permission to apply for judicial review, within 10 days of the respondent being served with the application notice and written argument in support;
(c) in any other case, within 21 days of the respondent being served with the application notice and written argument in support.
(2) A respondent who does not file and serve a written argument in response will not be permitted to participate in the application and will not be given notice of its progress.
Amended on July 9 2020
Amended on June 1, 2017