Civil Procedure Act 1997

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Rules and directions

    1. 1. Civil Procedure Rules.

    2. 2A.Power to change certain requirements relating to Committee

    3. 2. Rule Committee.

    4. 3. Section 2: supplementary.

    5. 3A.Rules to be made if required by Lord Chancellor

    6. 4. Power to make consequential amendments.

    7. 5. Practice directions.

  3. Civil Justice Council

    1. 6. Civil Justice Council.

  4. Court orders

    1. 7. Power of courts to make orders for preserving evidence, etc.

    2. 8. Disclosure etc. of documents before action begun.

  5. General

    1. 9. Interpretation.

    2. 10. Minor and consequential amendments.

    3. 11. Short title, commencement and extent.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Civil Procedure Rules

      1. Matters dealt with by the former rules

        1. 1.Among the matters which Civil Procedure Rules may be made...

      2. Exercise of jurisdiction

        1. 2.Civil Procedure Rules may provide for the exercise of the...

      3. Removal of proceedings

        1. 3.(1) Civil Procedure Rules may provide for the removal of...

      4. Evidence

        1. 4.Civil Procedure Rules may modify the rules of evidence as...

      5. Application of other rules

        1. 5.(1) Civil Procedure Rules may apply any rules of court...

      6. Practice directions

        1. 6.Civil Procedure Rules may, instead of providing for any matter,...

      7. Different provision for different cases etc.

        1. 7.The power to make Civil Procedure Rules includes power to...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. Supreme Court Act 1981 (c. 54)

        1. 1.(1) The Supreme Court Act 1981 is amended as follows....

      2. County Courts Act 1984 (c. 28)

        1. 2.(1) The County Courts Act 1984 is amended as follows....

      3. Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 (c. 42)

        1. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41)

        1. 4.In section 120 of the Courts and Legal Services Act...