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Civil Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2017
Date:11 SEP 2017
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The Civil Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2017 come into force on 1 October 2017


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The Civil Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2017 come into force on 1 October 2017, amending Parts 3, 47, 52, 59, 78 and 83 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998.


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Among other amendments, the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 are amended to:
  • make clear the court’s power to require proceedings to be heard before a Divisional Court of the High Court (Part 3: The Court’s Case and Costs Management Powers);
  • refer to provision now made by Practice Direction 47 (Part 47: Procedure for Detailed Assessment of Costs and Default Provisions);
  • include a reference to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 and to make clear that 'rolled-up' hearings of applications for permission to appeal and the appeal remain possible (Part 52: Appeals);
  • require the court’s permission for issue of a writ of possession to enforce a notice of eviction under the Immigration Act 2014 (Part 83: Writs and Warrants – General Provisions).

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