Pre-3 October 2016: Appeals: an overview

An overview of the pre-3 October 2016 rules for appealing a court decision. This note covers when to consider an appeal, where to appeal, the need for permission to appeal, grounds for appeal and costs.

Note: CPR 52 and most of its supporting practice directions were revised on 3 October 2016 (subject to transitional arrangements). This resource considers the rules in force prior to that date.

For an overview of the current rules, see Practice note, Appeals: an overview.

For a comparison of the current and former versions of CPR 52 and PDs 52A to 52C, see Practice notes, Destinations table: Appeals: 3 October 2016 changes to CPR 52 and Destinations table: Appeals: 3 October 2016 changes to Practice Directions 52A to 52C.

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