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Do you have copies of CPR 6 and practice directions 6A and 6B as amended after 31 December 2020?

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Published on LexisPSL on 15/10/2020

The following Dispute Resolution Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Do you have copies of CPR 6 and practice directions 6A and 6B as amended after 31 December 2020?
  • CPR 6.33
  • CPR PD 6A after IP completion day
  • CPR PD 6B after 31 December 2020

Do you have copies of CPR 6 and practice directions 6A and 6B as amended after 31 December 2020?

This Q&A sets out the wording for rule 6.33, as amended by Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/521, reg 4, and the minor changes to practice direction 6A and practice direction 6B, as set out in the 107th update—Practice Direction Amendments. The changes came in force on IP completion day (31 December 2020 at 11 pm).

Note that further changes to rule 6.33 are in force on 6 April 2021. For guidance, see Practice Note: Tracker—changes to CPR 6 and practice direction 6B.

CPR 6.33

CPR 6.33 as amended will read as follows:

6.33—Service of the claim form where the permission of the court is not required – out of the United Kingdom

(1) omitted

(2) The claimant may serve the claim form on a defendant out of the United Kingdom where each claim made against the defendant to be served and included in the claim form is a claim which the court has power to determine under sections 15A to 15E of the 1982 Act and –

(a) no proceedings between the parties concerning the same claim are pending in the courts of any other part of the United Kingdom; and

(b)

(i) omitted

(ii) the defendant is not a

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