The Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 8) Rules 2014 (SI 2014/3299)

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 22 December, 2014

The Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 8) Rules 2014 were published on 18 December 2014.

These Rules amend the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR) (SI 1998/3132), by—

  • amending rule 21.12, which concerns expenses incurred by a litigation friend, so that it
    covers the position where full recovery of costs from the other party to the proceedings is
    not achieved or is not possible by virtue of the changes brought about by the Legal Aid,
    Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012(b);
  • amending rule 30.3, which concerns the criteria for transferring proceedings to another
    court and, which includes the availability of a specialist judge. The amendment will
    require …read more

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