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Supreme Court may make an appeal restriction order

    (1)     The Supreme Court may make an appeal restriction order against a person if the Supreme Court is satisfied that—

        (a)     the person has frequently made applications for leave to proceed that are vexatious applications; and

        (b)     it is in the interests of justice that the order be made.

    (2)     An appeal restriction order made against a person by the Supreme Court may direct that, for the period specified by the Supreme Court, the person has no right to appeal a decision by a Victorian court or tribunal—

        (a)     to refuse leave to make or continue an interlocutory application in a proceeding; or

        (b)     to refuse leave to commence or continue a proceeding.

    (3)     An appeal restriction order may be made under subsection (1)—

        (a)     despite anything to the contrary in Part 10; and

        (b)     despite the terms of the litigation restraint order.

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