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The costs of claims which started within the Pre-action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in road traffic accidents (RTA Protocol) are fixed. The purpose of the RTA Protocol is to increase the speed of decision making by imposing fixed response times and fixed costs on parties. For further guidance on when the RTA Protocol will apply, see Practice Note: The pre-action protocol for low value road traffic accident claims—30 April 2013 onwards.
For child claims, whether settled at Stage 2 or proceeding to an assessment of damages at Stage 3, the process is essentially the same as for any infant approval hearing. For further information, see Practice Note: Motor claims in the Portal—a practical guide (Stage 2 onwards).
When the claimant is a child there is an additional requirement for the court to approve any settlement agreed between
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Dividends involve a distribution of cash or a distribution of non-cash assets (known as a distribution in kind or a distribution in specie).A scrip dividend (in a tax context, sometimes referred to as a stock dividend) allows a shareholder to receive new shares in a company as an alternative to a
Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been introduced, which affect the following:•proceedings for possession•forfeiture of business leases on the grounds of non-payment of rent•a landlord's right to
This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how to file a document electronically, deal with rejected electronic filings, issue a claim electronically, file electronic bundles (eBundles) for case
Disposal and devolutionThe equity of redemption arises as soon as the mortgage is made. It is an interest in the land which the mortgagor can:•transfer, lease or mortgage inter vivos, or•by will (it passes on intestacy)No cloggingIt is a fundamental principle of a mortgage that there must be no clog
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