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THE ADVOCATE V O L . 7 5 P A R T 6 N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 7 897 COURT NOTICES AND DIRECTIONS By the Honourable Suzanne Anton, Q.C.* British Columbia Court of Appeal Practice Directive (Civil) Re: Commencing an Appeal When Uncertain if Leave to Appeal Is Required Issued: 03 May 2017 Effective: 08 May 2017 The Court will no longer entertain applications for directions as to whether leave to appeal is required. If a party is unsure if leave to appeal is required, the party should file a Notice of Application for Leave to Appeal and seek leave to appeal. If leave to appeal is not required, the presiding justice may order that the Notice of Application for Leave to Appeal stand as a Notice of Appeal along with any necessary extension(s) of time. The Honourable Chief Justice Bauman for the Court of Appeal of British Columbia History of Practice Direction • Replaces the Practice Directive titled Commencing an Appeal When Uncertain if Leave to Appeal Is Required, dated 19 September 2011, which replaced Notices of Appeal and Notices of Application for Leave to Appeal, dated 5 May 2008 and the accompanying Explanatory Note, dated 15 May 2008.


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