Civil Procedure Rules

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Civil Procedure Rules

the name given to the new modernized rules on civil procedure introduced in England and Wales in April 1999 to implement the WOOLF REFORMS. They emphasize CASE MANAGEMENT and cost effectiveness.
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Swift's solicitors, in accordance with The Civil Procedure Rules 1998 Pre-Action Protocol.
The rules have been accompanied by an extensive set of practice directions and have been, in effect, expected since the introduction of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR) and in their final form owe much to the CPR.
To deal with these claims it is necessary to follow court procedures laid down by the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 under the Protocol Resolution of Clinical Disputes.