The Family Procedure Rules 2010- UK

United Kingdom

The Family Procedure Rules 2010 (‘the FPR 2010’) come into force on 6th April 2011.The purpose of this practice direction is to inform court users of the practice directions relating (only) to family proceedings which date from before 6th April 2011 (‘existing Practice Directions’) but will continue to apply after that date.

Practice Direction – Practice Directions Relating to Family Proceedings in Force before 6th April 2011 which Support the Family Procedure Rules 2010

Part 1 – Overriding Objective
Part 2 – Application and Interpretation of the Rules
Practice Direction 2A – Functions of the Court in the Family Procedure Rules 2010 and Practice Directions which may be performed by a single lay justice
Practice Direction 2B – References in the Rules to Actions Done by the Court or by a Court Officer
Part 3 – Non-court Dispute Resolution
Part 3A – Vulnerable persons participation in proceedings and giving evidence
Practice Direction 3A – Family Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAMS)
Practice Direction 3AA – Vulnerable persons: participation in proceedings and giving evidence
Part 4 – General Case Management Powers
Practice Direction 4A – Striking Out a Statement of Case
Practice Direction 4B – Civil Restraint Orders
Part 5 – Forms and Start of Proceedings
Practice Direction 5A – Forms

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