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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 (SLI NO 134 OF 2011) - RULE 33.31

Discontinuance of appeal

         (1)   An applicant may discontinue an appeal by filing a notice of discontinuance of the appeal, in accordance with Form 78:

                (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 a judgment is pronounced or an order made.

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

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

         (4)   An applicant who files a notice under subrule (1) must, unless the parties otherwise agree, pay the costs of each party to the appeal.

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