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Royal Court (Amendment No. 26) Rules 2021

Made                                                                                          22nd September 2021

Coming into force                                                                           1st October 2021

THE SUPERIOR NUMBER OF THE ROYAL COURT makes these Rules under Article 13 of the Royal Court (Jersey) Law 1948 –

1        Amendment of the Royal Court Rules 2004

These Rules amend the Royal Court Rules 2004.

2        Part 1 amended

(1)     In Rule 1/1(1) after the definition of “Court” there is inserted –

“ “Criminal Procedure Rules” means Rules under Part 13 of the Criminal Procedure (Jersey) Law 2018;”.

(2)     After Rule 1/1 there is inserted –

1/1A     Application

These Rules apply to all causes or matters other than proceedings to which Criminal Procedure Rules apply.”.

(3)     In Rule 1/6, paragraph (8) is deleted.

3        Part 3 amended

(1)     In Rule 3/1(2)(f) “(other than in criminal or quasi-criminal proceedings)” is deleted.

(2)     Rule 3/5 is deleted.

4        Part 5 amended

In Rule 5/4, sub-paragraph (d) is deleted.

5        Part 6 amended

(1)     In Rule 6/1 “or to criminal or quasi-criminal proceedings” is deleted.

(2)     In Rule 6/20 –

(a)     for paragraph (4) there is substituted –

“(4)    The Court may at all events, and whether or not an order is made under sub-paragraph (2)(a), order the production of a witness for cross-examination.”;

(b)     in paragraph (5)(a) “, other than in criminal or quasi-criminal proceedings,” is deleted;

(c)     paragraph (6) is deleted; and

(d)     in paragraph (7) “or (6)” is deleted.

(3)     Rule 6/38 is deleted.

6        Part 10 amended

(1)     In Rule 10/1 –

(a)     in the heading “(Civil proceedings)” is deleted;

(b)     in the Rule “civil” is deleted.

(2)     Rule 10/2 is deleted.

(3)     In Rule 10/3 for “civil proceedings before the Court” there is substituted “proceedings to which these Rules apply”.

7        Part 16 amended

(1)     In the heading to Part 16 “IN CIVIL PROCEEDINGS” is deleted.

(2)     In Rule 16/1, paragraph (4) is deleted.

8        Schedule 1 amended

In Schedule 1, the entry referring to Rule 10/2 is deleted.

9        Citation and commencement

These Rules may be cited as the Royal Court (Amendment No. 26) Rules 2021 and come into force on 1st October 2021.

 


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