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Practice Direction: Directors Disqualification Proceedings 
The PD on directors' disqualification proceedings first drafted in 1999 has now been amended by committee and a new PD has been substituted in its place, with effect from 9 December 2014.
The reasoning is set out in full in the notes to the new PD. In a nutshell, it has been updated because the old PD was drafted in 1999 and is therefore considerably out of date. Practice has evolved and developed through the courts since then, and this PD has been drafted to reflect the reality of the way that directors' disqualification proceedings are being dealt with day to day.
In particular, the old PD was out of date in a number of respects. It contained references to the 2000 Chancery Guide, cross-referred to old provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules no longer applicable, and ceased to reflect current Companies Court practice regarding uncontested hearings and pre-trial reviews.
A number of people sat on the drafting committee for these rules, including:
Others also contributed such as:
Below are some of the changes. This is not an exhaustive list, but are just some of
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