208. Determination of application for permission to appeal

(1) Applications for permission to appeal, will ordinarily be decided by the Court on the papers without an oral hearing.
(2) The Court may grant or refuse permission to advance all or any of the grounds of appeal or invite the parties to file written submissions within 14 days as to the grant of permission on terms.
(3) Where the Court has invited the parties’ submissions as to terms, it shall reconsider the application without a hearing and may refuse permission or grant permission, either unconditionally or on terms, to advance all or any of the grounds of appeal.
(4) Permission to appeal may be given only where the Court considers that the appeal would have a real prospect of success or there is some other compelling reason why the appeal should be heard.
(5) An order giving permission to appeal may limit the issues to be heard and be made subject to conditions.
Amended on July 9, 2020