3.18 Respondents or their agents should enter
appearance to a petition for leave as soon as they have received
service. The respondents or their agents enter appearance by
informing the Judicial Office by post of their name and address
or that of their firm and paying the prescribed fee. The fee
is refunded if the petition is dismissed as inadmissible.
3.19 Respondents who do not intend to take part
in the proceedings do not need to enter appearance, but the Judicial
Office sends communications concerning a petition for leave to
appeal only to those who have entered appearance.
3.20 An order for costs will not be made in favour
of a respondent who has not entered appearance.
in petitions for leave to appeal
3.21 Save in exceptional circumstances, no application
may be made to intervene in support of a petition for leave to
3.22 See direction 26.2.
24 For style see Appendix A, Forms 1, 2. Back
For style see Appendix A, Form 2. Back
SI 2004 No 3121. Back
For interventions in appeals, see direction 37. Back