Via White Book Rules alerter – March 2012:
Amendments are made to the Civil Procedure Rules introduced by Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2012 (SI 2012/505) and additional updates to TSO Update 58 in respect of County Court Money Claims Enforcement and the National Business Centre.
The new provisions come into force generally on March 19 and April 6, 2012 alongside Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2011 (SI 2011/3103) – see below. The SI brings into force additional consequential amendments on court processes that allow the application to be made at the judgment creditors/debtors home court, depending on the circumstances of the case, without the applicant having to request transfer of proceedings first.
Amendments are made to:
Part 71 (Orders to Obtain Information from Judgment Debtors)
Part 72 (Third Party Debt Orders)
Part 73 (Charging Orders, Stop Orders and Stop Notices)
Schedule 2, CCR Order 27 (Attachment of Earnings)
Practice Direction 70 (Enforcement of Judgments and Orders)
Amendments are also made to:
Practice Direction 75 (Traffic Enforcement)
The 58th Update to the Civil Procedure Rules also introduces changes in a number of other areas. The amendments to the Rules are contained in two Statutory Instruments. The first contains Rules for implementation of the Terrorism Prevention Implementation Act 2011; the provisions came into force on 14 December 2011. The second contains Rules to facilitate the processing of work through the County Court Money Claims Centre and come into force on 19th March 2012. Amendments contained in the Practice Direction Making Document come into force on various dates.
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