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Practice and Procedure

Criminal Procedure

The practice and procedure of the Court of Appeal is governed by legislation and the decisions of the Court.

Procedure in criminal matters is governed by the Criminal Code, and the Criminal Appeal Rule 82.

Civil Procedure

Procedure in civil matters is governed by the Judicature Act, and the Rules of Civil Procedure. Rule 61 of the Rules of Civil Procedure specifically governs appeals in civil cases. Particular attention should be paid to Rule 61 and its forms.

Other statutes and rules may govern in specific situations, such as appeals and reviews from administrative bodies.

Are you representing yourself on an appeal?

Representing Yourself explains the procedure for both a criminal appeal and civil appeal.

The Book of Authorities is a list of  commonly cited cases, both criminal and civil, used to support arguments. They do not have to be copied and filed with the court.

The Court of Appeal Practice Directions provide direction and guidance on matters of practice and procedure.


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