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Crown Proceedings Act 1947

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Substantive Law

    1. 1. Right to sue the Crown.

    2. 2. Liability of the Crown in tort.

    3. 3. Infringement of intellectual property rights

    4. 4. Application of law as to indemnity, contribution, joint and several tortfeasors, and contributory negligence.

    5. 5. Substantive Law

    6. 6. Substantive Law

    7. 7. Substantive Law

    8. 8. Substantive Law

    9. 9. Substantive Law

    10. 10. Provisions relating to the armed forces.

    11. 11. Saving in respect of acts done under prerogative and statutory powers.

    12. 12. Transitional provisions.

  3. Part II Jurisdiction and Procedure

    1. The High Court

      1. 13. Civil proceedings in the High Court.

      2. 14. Summary applications to High Court in certain revenue matters.

    2. County Courts

      1. 15. Civil proceedings in the county court.

    3. General

      1. 16. Interpleader.

      2. 17. Parties to proceedings.

      3. 18. Service of documents.

      4. 19. Venue and related matters.

      5. 20. Removal and transfer of proceedings.

      6. 21. Nature of relief.

      7. 22. Appeals and stay of execution.

      8. 23. Scope of Part II.

  4. Part III Judgments and Executions

    1. 24. Interest on debts damages and costs.

    2. 25. Satisfaction of orders against the Crown.

    3. 26. Execution by the Crown.

    4. 27. Attachment of moneys payable by the Crown.

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous and Supplemental

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 28. Discovery.

      2. 29. Exclusion of proceedings in rem against the Crown.

      3. 30. Miscellaneous and Supplemental

      4. 31. Application to the Crown of certain statutory provisions.

      5. 32. No abatement on demise of Crown.

      6. 33. Abolition of certain writs.

      7. 34. Miscellaneous and Supplemental

    2. Supplemental

      1. 35.Rules of court

      2. 36. Miscellaneous and Supplemental

      3. 37. Financial provisions.

      4. 38. Interpretation.

      5. 39.(1) . . . (2) . . .

      6. 40. Savings.

  6. Part V Application to Scotland

    1. 41. Application of Act to Scotland.

    2. 42. Exclusion of certain provisions.

    3. 43. Interpretation for purposes of application to Scotland.

    4. 44. Proceedings against the Crown in the sheriff court.

    5. 45. Satisfaction of orders granted against the Crown in Scotland.

    6. 46. Provisions as to arrestment.

    7. 47. Recovery of documents in possession of Crown.

    8. 48. Application to Scotland

    9. 49. Application to Scotland of s. 26.

    10. 50. Application to Scotland of s. 35.

    11. 51. Application to Scotland of ss. 36 and 38.

  7. Part VI Extent, Commencement, Short Title, &c.

    1. 52. Extent of Act.

    2. 53. Provisions as to Northern Ireland.

    3. 54.†Short title and commencement.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Proceedings Abolished by this Act

      1. 1.(1) Latin informations and English informations. (2) Writs of capias...

      2. 2.(1) Proceedings against His Majesty by way of petition of...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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