Civil Procedure Act 1997

9 Interpretation.E+W

(1)A court the practice and procedure of which is governed by Civil Procedure Rules is referred to in this Act as being “within the scope” of the rules; and references to a court outside the scope of the rules are to be read accordingly.

(2)In this Act—

  • enactment” includes an enactment contained in subordinate legislation (within the meaning of the M1Interpretation Act 1978), and

  • practice directions” means directions as to the practice and procedure of any court within the scope of Civil Procedure Rules.

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