Objections upheld: the first objection - petition filed out of time without any application requesting leave to file the petition out of time: the court is not empowered to grant leave where none has been sought: the second objectionconstitutional law: procedure after a request for a referral under Article 46(7) has been refused by the Supreme Court: petitioner may not have recourse to direct access in terms of Article 46( 1),petitioner either has to appeal refusal to refer if refusal was on merits or request another referral if refusal was only on form: petition dismissed for failure by petitioner to follow appropriate route of appeal or fresh request for referral.
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- Assemblies of God v Government of Seychelles & Ors (CP 7 of 2019)  SCCC 12 (25 November 2019)
- Gomme v Maurel & Anor (SCA 6 of 2010)  SCCA 28 (7 December 2012)