The Family Procedure Rule Committee (FPRC) has today (23 February 2017) issued a consultation relating to new draft Practice Direction 3AA – Vulnerable persons: participation in proceedings and giving evidence.The PD is intended to support a new Part 3A of the FPR which remains in draft and does not form part of this consultation.
Following earlier consultation by the FPRC on Part 3A, the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, would now like to invite comments from interested parties on the draft PD.
Comment are to be sent to Joanna Furlong at the address below by 5pm on Friday, 17 March 2017.
Family Justice Policy
Justice and Courts Policy Group
Ministry of Justice
102 Petty France
The various documents are available to download below: