2. Application to Court whose complained of.
(1) Whoever desires to appeal the Supreme Court shall apply by petition to the Court whose decree is complained of.
(2) Every petition under sub-rule (1) shall be heard as expeditiously as possible and endeavour shall be made to conclude the disposal of the petition within sixty days from the date on which the petition is presented to the Court under sub-rule (1)
In its application to the State of Uttar Pradesh, in rule 2 after sub-rule (2) the following sub- rule be inserted, namely:—
“(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1), whoever desires to appeal to the Supreme Court, may apply orally to the Court whose decree is to be complained of, immediately before or after the pronouncement of the judgment by the Court, for a certificate contemplated in sub-rule (1) of rule 3, and the Court may either grant or refuse the certificate, or direct the applicant to file petition as required by sub-rule (1):
Provided that if an oral application is entertained and rejected, no written petition under sub-rule (1) shall lie.” [U.P. Act 57 of 1976]