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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 36.73

Discontinuance of appeal

             (1)  An appellant may discontinue an appeal by filing a notice of discontinuance of the appeal, in accordance with Form 126:

                     (a)  without the Court's leave--at any time before the hearing of the appeal; or

                     (b)  with the Court's leave:

                              (i)  at the hearing; or

                             (ii)  after the hearing and before the judgment is pronounced or the order is made.

             (2)  A notice of discontinuance has the effect of an order of the Court dismissing the appellant's appeal.

             (3)  A notice of discontinuance filed by one appellant does not affect any other appellant in the appeal.

             (4)  An appellant who files a notice under subrule (1) must, unless the parties otherwise agree, pay the costs of each respondent.



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