Earlier this month, the CPRC circulated the minutes and associated papers of its 3 March and 7 April meetings. As usual, the minutes provide key insights into decision-making regarding the CPR and the courts that has either already been implemented or we may expect to see in the future. We summarise the two meetings here.
The CPR Committee are responsible for making and amending the civil procedure rules which apply to the Civil Court of Appeal, High Court and County Court. The Committee meet on a regular basis to discuss their work and the minutes of the 12 June 2015 meeting are now publically available and provide an insight into up and coming changes and issues under discussion. The June minutes cover a wide range of issues.
The Civil Procedure Rules Committee (CPRC) have released their 79th update ‘Practice Direction Amendments’ which sets out the revised Pre-action Protocols which will come into force on 6 April 2015
The CPR Committee is currently undertaking a review of pre-action protocols. The review takes place as a consequence of the recommendations in Lord Justice Jackson’s Final Report 2010 on Review of Civil Litigation costs. As part of this process, the Pre-action Protocol for Judicial Review which came into force in March 2002 is being reviewed…. Read More…