CPR changes—November and December 2015 [Archived]

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

  • CPR changes—November and December 2015 [Archived]
  • New Rolls Building electronic working pilot scheme (CPR PD 51O)
  • County Court case management changes (CPR 26.2A and CPR PD 3.3)
  • CPR rule amendment
  • Practice direction amendment
  • Communication and filing of documents by email (Practice Direction 5B)

CPR changes—November and December 2015 [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.

New Rolls Building electronic working pilot scheme (CPR PD 51O)

Date in force: Monday 16 November 2015.

CPR PD 51O introduces a new, voluntary, electronic working pilot scheme which will come into force on Monday 16 November 2015 for one year.

It will apply to new and existing proceedings in the Chancery Division of the High Court, the Commercial Court, the Technology and Construction Court (TCC), the Mercantile Court and the Admiralty Court at the Royal Courts of Justice (RCJ), Rolls Building, London.

The Rolls Building eWorking scheme covers procedures including issuing claims electronically (eIectronic issue), electronic filing (eFiling), electronic bundling (eBundling), payment of fees through Electronic Working (ePayment), the deemed date and time of filing and issuing an electronically submitted document, serving documents which have been electronically filed, claims transferred into and out of the Rolls Building eFiling scheme, inspecting documents on the electronic working case file (EWCF), etc.

For further guidance on this new scheme, see News Analysis: Rolls Building electronic working pilot scheme

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