Recent Updates to Civil Procedure Resources

Civil Procedure Bench Book - Significant Updates

New topics

  • The overarching obligation to make and respond to claims only with a proper basis
  • The overarching obligation to take only reasonable steps to resolve or determine the dispute
  • The overarching duty to co-operate in the conduct of civil proceedings

Significant changes

  • Guidance on the operation of the overarching purpose
  • The overarching obligation to disclose the existence of documents
  • Court’s powers when the overarching obligations are contravened
  • Sanctions in respect of discovery
  • The summary judgment test
  • General case management

View a full list of updated topics


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