206. Appeals from the Court of First Instance (except for the Small Claims Division) to the Court of Appeal – permission to appeal

(1) An appellant requires permission to appeal from an order or judgment of a Judge in the Court of First Instance to the Court of Appeal.
(2) An application for permission to appeal must, in accordance with the relevant practice direction, be made in the form of an application notice and written argument in support, and:
(a) if the application for permission to appeal relates to a case management or interim order, be made to the Court of Appeal within 7 days of the date when the order or judgment to be appealed was made;
(b) if the application for permission to appeal relates to an order or judgment from the Court of First Instance refusing permission to apply for judicial review, be made to the Court of Appeal within 10 days of the date when the order to be appealed was made;
(c) in any other case, be made to the Court of First Instance or the Court of Appeal within 21 days after the date when the order or judgment to be appealed was made.
(3) For the purpose of paragraph 2, and unless the Court orders otherwise, where both an order and a judgment are made in relation to the matter to be appealed but the order and judgment are made on different dates, time begins to run from the date of whichever is made later.
(4) Where the Court of First Instance refuses an application for permission to appeal under Rule 206(2)(c) a further application for permission to appeal may be made to the Court of Appeal within 7 days of the date of the refusal.
(5) There must be filed with the application notice a copy of the order or judgment appealed from and a copy of any order refusing permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal.
Amended on July 9 2020
Amended on June 1, 2017
Amended on September 1, 2021