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Allocation definition

What does Allocation mean?

Civil claims can be allocated (or re-allocated) to the small claims track, the fast track or the multi-track. Track allocation determines costs recoverability and how the case will proceed.

General

An order of the court whereby a claim is directed to be managed according to one of the three available tracks.
Claims are allocated to track by reference to, amongst other things, its financial value and complexity: see CPR Rule 26.6 for the scope of each track.

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