Pertaining to a stage of judicial review.
Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition
Pertaining to or having cognizance of appeals and other proceedings for the judicial review of adjudications. Appellate conrt. A court having jurisdiction of appeal and review; a court to which causes are removable by appeal, certiorari, or error. Appellate jurisdiction. Jurisdiction on appeal; jurisdiction to revise or correct the proceedings in a cause already instituted and acted upon by an inferior court, or by a tribunal having the attributes of a court.