Brexit—CPR changes
Brexit—CPR changes

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Brexit—CPR changes
  • Part 5—court documents
  • Part 6—service
  • Part 8—Part 8 claims
  • Part 12—default judgments
  • Part 13—default judgments
  • Part 25—Interim injunctions and security for costs
  • Part 30—Transfer
  • Part 31—Disclosure and inspection
  • Part 32—Evidence
  • more

This Practice Note sets out the changes to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) set out in The Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/521, as well as the associated changes to relevant Practice Directions set out in the 107th practice direction update. The regulations were made on 7 March 2019 and will come into force when the UK leaves the EU, ie on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. The following CPR Parts are subject to amendment: CPR 5, CPR 6, CPR 8, CPR 12, CPR 13, CPR 25, CPR 30, CPR 31, CPR 32, CPR 34, CPR 63, CPR 68, CPR 74 and CPR 78. The regulations also set out the transitional and saving provisions. The changes made by the 107th practice direction update will only come into force if and when The Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/521 come into force. The following Practice Directions are subject to amendment: CPR PD 6A, CPR PD 7B, CPR PD 12, CPR PD 31C, CPR PD 34A, CPR PD 51U, CPR PD 52D, CPR PD 63AA, CPR PD 68, CPR PD 74A, CPR PD74B, CPR PD 78, PD Competition Law—Claims relating to the application of Articles 81 and 82 of the EC Treaty and Chapters I and