Modifications to possession procedures extended until November amid coronavirus (COVID-19)

Modifications to possession procedures extended until November amid coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Courts and Tribunals Judiciary (CTJ) has confirmed that pursuant to the 133rd Practice Direction update, the modifications to possession procedures in CPR 55 contained in CPR PD 55C have been continued until 30 November 2021 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This comes as part of the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2021, SI 2021/855 and 133rd Practice Direction Update, which also included amendments to rules on recording in court, payments, communications and filing documents by email, and striking out counter claims.

For more information, see Practice Note: Coronavirus (COVID-19)—implications for property.

Source: Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2021 & 133rd Practice Direction Update

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