The Family Procedure (Adoption) Rules 2005

Assignment of appeals to the Court of Appeal

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182.—(1) Where the court from or to which an appeal is made or from which permission to appeal is sought (“the relevant court”) considers that—

(a)an appeal which is to be heard by a county court or the High Court would raise an important point of principle or practice; or

(b)there is some other compelling reason for the Court of Appeal to hear it,

the relevant court may order the appeal to be transferred to the Court of Appeal.

(2) This rule does not apply to proceedings in a magistrates' court.