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(of a case or ruling) able to be referred to a higher court for review:‘the decisions of the tribunal are not appealable’
- ‘I have an appealable case but now I have to consider the question of the costs of an appeal to the Supreme Court.’
- ‘It was intended that, consequently, such decisions should not be appealable.’
- ‘Your Honour, how can a taxpayer who is the recipient of the decision of the Commissioner, by his own act, convert a decision which is both a reviewable decision and an appealable decision into only an appealable decision?’
- ‘This stated that a decision by a High Court judge on an application shall not be appealable.’
- ‘Well, all of these decisions are appealable (and I suppose they all will be appealed), so don't celebrate too hard just yet, but I'm happy anyway.’
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