Section 31 of AFT Act 2007 - Leave to appeal
What is Leave to appeal? Section 31 of Armed Forces Tribunal Act 2007
Section 31 : Leave to appeal
(1) An appeal to the Supreme Court shall lie with the leave of the Tribunal;
and such leave shall not be granted unless it is certified by the Tribunal that
a point of law of general public importance is involved in the decision, or it
appears to the Supreme Court that the point is one which ought to be considered
by that Court.
(2) An application to the Tribunal for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court
shall be made within a period of thirty days beginning with the date of the
decision of the Tribunal and an application to the Supreme Court for leave shall
be made within a period of thirty days beginning with the date on which the
application for leave is refused by the Tribunal.
(3) An appeal shall be treated as pending until any application for leave to
appeal is disposed of and if leave to appeal is granted, until the appeal is
disposed of; and an application for leave to appeal shall be treated as disposed
of at the expiration of the time within which it might have been made, but it is
not made within that time.