Practice Direction changes—February 2018 [Archived]
Practice Direction changes—February 2018 [Archived]

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

  • Practice Direction changes—February 2018 [Archived]
  • Practice Direction 8A—Alternative Procedure for Claims
  • Practice Direction 59—Circuit Commercial Court
  • Practice Direction 60—Technology and Construction Court
  • Practice Direction 66—Crown Proceedings
  • Practice Direction—Civil Recovery Proceedings
  • Practice Direction—Business and Property Courts

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 the changes to Practice Directions in the 94th Making Document dated 30 January 2018 which came into force on Wednesday 7 February 2018. There are changes to the following Practice Directions: Practice Direction 8A—Alternative Procedure for Claims, Practice Direction 59—Circuit Commercial Court, Practice Direction 60—Technology and Construction Court, Practice Direction 66—Crown Proceedings, Practice Direction—Civil Recovery Proceedings and Practice Direction—Business and Property Courts.

Practice Direction 8A—Alternative Procedure for Claims

Changes have been brought in to deal with the proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001. A new section is added after CPR PD 8A, para 24.8 which is headed ‘Proceedings under Chapter 3A of Part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and Part 4A of Schedule 1 to the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001’. The new content modifies the Part 8 procedure when dealing with the transfer of forfeiture applications.

Practice Direction 59—Circuit Commercial Court

CPR PD 59, para 2.2 is substituted to read:

‘2.2

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