Commentary update for new Practice Note PNCLD 2-2018
The commentary in the By Lawyers County Court Guide have been updated by our author, barrister Nawaar Hassan, to reflect the changes in practice and procedure in the Common Law Division, with the introduction of the new Practice Note PNCLD 2-2018 which commenced on 1 August 2018.
Key points of the Commentary update
Notably, the new practice note:
- Disbands the Civil Directions Group, with directions and orders now being managed by the Commercial and Common Law Registries;
- Introduces an obligation on the plaintiff to file a ‘Mediation Results Order’ where proceedings are settled at or after mediation; and
- Covers the practice and procedure in relation to eCourtbooks, which must be provided in addition to a hard copy Court Book from 1 August 2018.
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