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3(1)Civil Procedure Rules may provide for the removal of proceedings at any stage—E+W
(a)within the High Court (for example, between different divisions or different district registries), or
(b)[F1 within the county court ].
(2)In sub-paragraph (1)—
(a)“provide for the removal of proceedings” means—
(i)provide for transfer of proceedings, or
(ii)provide for any jurisdiction in any proceedings to be exercised (whether concurrently or not) elsewhere within the High Court or, as the case may be, [F2 elsewhere within the county court ] without the proceedings being transferred, and
(b)“proceedings” includes any part of proceedings.
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