Dispute Resolution analysis: The Civil Procedure Committee has circulated the 101st Practice Direction update. This introduces a new video hearing pilot scheme in CPR PD 51V which will come into force on 30 November 2018. It will apply to applications to set aside County Court default judgments entered under CPR 12. In addition there is a technical amendment to CPR PD 2E dealing with the jurisdiction of the County Court which may be exercised by a legal adviser. This comes into force today ie 8 November 2018.
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