‘Plainly Wrong’ Test

A short guide to conducting an appeal

This is a way to conduct an appeal. An appeal is a request to a higher court to rehear and review the court below’s decision (‘the original decision’). An appeal can happen from the subordinate courts, comprised of the magistrates and sessions courts, to the High Court (Scenario 1), or from the High Court to the Court of Appeal (Scenario 2). For civil matters, there is only one right of appeal. If a litigant wants …

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