CPR changes—February and April 2016 [Archived]
CPR changes—February and April 2016 [Archived]

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

  • CPR changes—February and April 2016 [Archived]
  • Underlying documents
  • Coming into force date
  • Costs management regime—6 April
  • Production Centre and money claims online—6 April
  • Alternative Procedure for claims—6 April
  • Default judgment—23 February
  • Changes to Part 36—6 April
  • Miscellaneous provisions about payments into court—6 April
  • Detailed costs assessment—6 April
  • more

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.

Underlying documents

The Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2016, SI 2016/234 sets out the changes to the Parts of the CPR.

The Making Document, circulated by the Ministry of Justice on Thursday 25 February 2016, sets out changes to the practice directions.

Making Document (Practice Direction)—April 2016

Coming into force date

February 2016

  1. 23 February 2016—changes to CPR PD 12 dealing with Default Judgment. The amendments deal with the coming into force of the Hague Convention on the Choice of Court Agreements last year

  2. 23 February 2016—changes to CPR PD 74A dealing with Enforcement of judgments in different jurisdictions. The amendments deal with the coming into force of the Hague Convention on the Choice of Court Agreements last year

1 April 2016

  1. 1 April 2016—Pilot of Insolvency Express Trials

  2. 1 April 2016—extension of the voluntary Bill of Costs pilot scheme

6 April 2016

All other changes

Costs management regime—6 April

Changes are being introduced to CPR 3. In