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FAMILY COURT ACT 1997 - SECT 211B

211B .         Appeal may be dismissed if no reasonable prospect of success

        (1)         If —

            (a)         an appeal has been instituted in a court under this Part; and

            (b)         having regard to the grounds of appeal as disclosed in the notice of appeal, it appears to the court that the appeal has no reasonable prospect of success (whether generally or in relation to a particular ground of appeal),

                the court may, at any time, order that the proceedings on the appeal be dismissed (either generally or in relation to that ground).

        (2)         This section does not limit any powers that the court has apart from this section.

        [Section 211B inserted: No. 13 of 2013 s. 32.]

        [Heading inserted: No. 35 of 2006 s. 18.]



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