562. Application for leave to appeal.

(ii)     Preparatory and Administrative Matters

562.     Application for leave to appeal.

Leave to appeal to the Court Martial Appeal Court1 must not be given unless an application made by or on behalf of the appellant2, in the prescribed form and specifying the grounds on which leave to appeal is sought3, has been lodged, within the prescribed period4, with the registrar5 of the court6. The court may extend the period within which an application for leave to appeal must be lodged, whether that period has expired or not7. In considering whether or not to give leave to