552. Striking-out and withdrawal of appeals.

552.     Striking-out and withdrawal of appeals.

The Special Immigration Appeals Commission1 may strike out a notice of appeal, an application for review or the Secretary of State's reply2 if it appears to the Commission that it discloses no reasonable grounds for bringing or defending the appeal, as the case may be3, and may strike out a notice of appeal if it appears to the Commission that it is an abuse of the Commission's process4.

An appellant5 may withdraw an appeal or application for review orally, at a hearing, or at any