Limited civil restraint orders—FPR 2010
Limited civil restraint orders—FPR 2010

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

  • Limited civil restraint orders—FPR 2010
  • Limited civil restraint orders (LCRO)
  • Effect of LCRO
  • Breach of LCRO
  • Application for permission
  • Permission to appeal
  • General
  • Standard orders

Limited civil restraint orders (LCRO)

A LCRO may be made where a party has made two or more applications that are totally without merit.

A LCRO:

  1. is limited to the particular proceedings in which it is made

  2. will remain in effect for the duration of the proceedings in which it is made, unless the court otherwise orders, and

  3. must identify the judge or judges to whom an application for permission should be made under FPR 2010, PD 4B, paras 2.2(a), 2.2(b) or 2.8

For details of the court’s power to make extended civil restraint orders or general civil restraint orders, see Practice Notes: Extended civil restraint orders—FPR 2010 and Civil restraint orders—FPR 2010.

Effect of LCRO

A party that is made the subject of a LCRO:

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