CPR changes—August 2014 [Archived]
CPR changes—August 2014 [Archived]

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

  • CPR changes—August 2014 [Archived]

ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information purposes only. Further, some of the links may not direct you to the provisions as at the date the guidance in this Practice Note was published. For further information on previous and/or subsequent amendments to the CPR, see: CPR Updates—overview and Civil procedure rule committee minutes—overview.

This Practice Note sets out a summary of the CPR changes which came into force on Thursday 31 July 2014. The 74th CPR update provides for a new practice direction 2C to deal with starting proceedings in the County Court. The practice direction applies to proceedings in the County Court. It clarifies for practitioners were claims and applications should be commenced and whether they may be sent, or transferred to, if started in the wrong court. The practice direction also provides a directory which identifies each County Court hearing centre together with additional information if appropriate.

The following is covered by the practice direction: