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             (1)  A party may apply to the Court, constituted by a single Judge, for directions in relation to the management, conduct and hearing of criminal appeal proceedings.

             (2)  Without limiting subrule (1), a party may apply to the Court for a direction relating to any of the following:

                     (a)  granting an extension of time within which to appeal;

                     (b)  giving leave to amend the grounds of appeal;

                     (c)  joining or removing a party to the appeal;

                     (d)  making an interlocutory order pending, or after, the determination of an appeal to the Court;

                     (e)  making an order by consent disposing of an appeal;

                      (f)  dismissing an appeal for want of prosecution;

                     (g)  vacating a hearing date;

                     (h)  making an order that an appeal to the Court be dismissed for:

                              (i)  failure to comply with a direction of the Court; or

                             (ii)  failure of the appellant to attend a hearing relating to the appeal;

                      (i)  the conduct of the appeal including:

                              (i)  the contents of the appeal book; and

                             (ii)  the use of written submissions; and

                            (iii)  limiting the time for oral argument.

Note:          The rules about appeals in Parts 35 and 36 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 apply to criminal appeal proceedings to the extent that those rules are relevant and not inconsistent with these Rules.


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