—(1) An appeal shall lie to an Appeal Board constituted under this section from any decision of the Court —
by any person aggrieved by the decision if the amount in issue on appeal is not less than $450;
in all cases involving any decision as to personal status, by any person aggrieved by the decision;
in all cases relating to maintenance, by any person aggrieved by the decision;
in all cases relating to custody of minor children, by any person aggrieved by the decision;
in all cases relating to the disposition or division of property on divorce or nullification of marriage, by any party aggrieved by the decision;
to grant or refuse leave to commence or to continue civil proceedings under section 35A, by the other party in the civil proceedings; or
in any other case, with the leave of the Appeal Board.
(2) No appeal under subsection (1)(a), (b), (c), (d) or (e) shall lie against a decision of the Court by consent except with the leave of the Appeal Board.
(3) The President of Singapore acting on the advice of the Majlis shall, at least once in every 2 years, nominate at least 7 Muslims to form a panel of persons from among whom an Appeal Board of 3 may be constituted from time to time by the President of the Majlis.
(4) On any person appealing against a decision of the Court or applying for leave to appeal in accordance with subsection (1) or (2), the President shall select 3 persons to form an Appeal Board to hear such appeal or application for leave to appeal and shall nominate one of such persons to preside over the Appeal Board.
(5) On any appeal, an Appeal Board may confirm, reverse or vary the decision of the Court, exercise any such powers as the Court could have exercised, make such order as the Court ought to have made or order a retrial, or award costs if it thinks fit.