Amendment of the Procedure Rules 1998

2.  In Part 55 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998(1)—

(a)at the beginning of the list of contents insert—

Coronavirus – temporary provisionRule 34.7A; and

(b)before rule 55.1 insert—

Coronavirus – temporary provision

55.A1(1) Practice Direction 55C makes provision for how claims under this Part (including appeals) are to proceed following the expiry of the stay provided for by rule 55.29.

(2) This Part has effect subject to Practice Direction 55C for the period specified, and in the manner specified, in Practice Direction 55C..


S.I. 1998/3132. Part 55 was inserted by S.I. 2001/256. There are other amending instruments but none is relevant.