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120. Permission to appeal

(1) Court procedure rules may provide that any right of appeal to —
(a) the Court of First Instance; or
(b) the Court of Appeal,
may be exercised only with permission.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), court procedure rules may make provision as to —
(a) the classes of case in which a right of appeal may be exercised only with permission;
(b) the Court or Courts which may give permission for the purposes of this section;
(c) any considerations to be taken into account in deciding whether permission should be given;
(d) any requirements to be satisfied before permission may be given; and
(e) the time within which an appeal, or an application for permission to appeal, must be brought,
and may make different provision for different circumstances.
(3) Without affecting any right under court procedure rules to make a further application for permission to appeal to the same or another Court, no appeal shall be made against a decision of a Court to give or refuse permission.
(4) For the purposes of this section, a right to make an application to have a case stated for the opinion of the Court of First Instance constitutes a right of appeal.
(5) For the purposes of this section, a right of appeal to the Court of Appeal includes the right to make an application for a new trial.