Application for relief from sanctions

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

  • Application for relief from sanctions

Application for relief from sanctions

Any application for relief from sanctions may be an additional or alternative application to some other form of relief eg permission to rely on the relevant evidence, permission to appeal the material order, etc. For further guidance, see Practice Note: Relief from sanctions—when (and when not) to use.

Related materials

This Precedent should be read in conjunction with:

  1. Practice Notes: Case management—compliance, Case management—court's powers—Dispute Resolution, Relief from sanctions—the application, Relief from sanctions—the courts’ approach, Relief from sanctions—when (and when not) to use and Relief from sanctions—illustrative decisions

  2. Precedents: Letter requesting consent to application for relief from sanctions, Witness statement in support of an application for relief from sanctions and Draft order for relief from sanctions

Any application(s) should also be made in accordance with any provisions specific to the track and/or court in which your claim is proceeding. See Track specific case management—overview, Court-specific case management—overview and Practice Note: Court guides and other guidance.

Introduction

The application must be made promptly (CPR PD 23A, para 2.7).

The application should be made using the relevant form, which will depend on the court in which the claim is proceeding—see Practice Note: Making an application—The application notice. These drafting notes are based on an application using Form N244 and will need to be adapted if using a different form.

This Precedent should be read in conjunction with:

  1. Practice Notes:

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