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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to the structure and substance of the first three sections of the new part 6 - that is, service of Claim Forms within the jurisdiction, and service of other documents within the United Kingdom.

It explains and evaluates the new provisions regarding (a) the distinctions between Claim Forms and other documents (b) the relevant addresses for service (c) the different rules for electronic communication (d) the methods of service allowed under the new rules (e) how the time-limits and deemed dates of service are to be calculated.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the structure of the new CPR Part 6;
  • Know its provisions relating to service of Claim Forms within the jurisdiction, and service of other documents within the United Kingdom;
  • Understand the differences between the rules for the service of Claim Forms, and the service of other documents;
  • Know how to determine the relevant address for service;
  • Understand the different rules for service by fax and electronic communication;
  • Know which methods of service are allowable under the new rules;
  • Understand the new way of calculating time limits and deemed dates of service.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • Civil Procedure Rules.;
  • Chellaram v Chellaram (No 2) [2002] 3 All ER 317;
  • Akram v Adam [2005] 1 WLR 2762;
  • Cranfield v Bridgegrove Ltd [2003] 1 WLR 2441;
  • Marshall v Maggs [2006] 1 W.L.R. 1945;
  • Kuenyehia v International Hospitals Group Ltd [2006] EWCA Civ 21;
  • Molins Plc v GD SpA [2000] 1 W.L.R. 1741 (CA);
  • RC Residuals Ltd v Linton Fuel Oils Ltd [2002] 1 WLR 2782 (CA);
  • E Group Ltd v Bay Baker [2008] EWHC 2349 (TCC); September 18, 2008 (unrep);
  • Nottingham Building Society v Peter Bennett and Co (1997) The Times, 26 February 1997;
  • Lakah Group v Al Jazeera Satellite Channel [2003] EWHC 1231, March 26, 2003, unrep. (Gray J.).

This podcast provides a comprehensive introduction to the structure and substance of the first three sections of the new Part 6. It systematically examines the new rules on service of Claim forms within the jurisdiction, and on service of other documents within the UK. It clarifies the new positions regarding (a) the distinctions between Claim Forms and other documents (b) the relevant addresses for service (c) the different rules for electronic communication (d) the methods of service allowed under the new rules (e) how the time-limits and deemed dates of service are to be calculated.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-09-26

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