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Course Aims:

This podcast explains the rules governing jurisdiction for the purposes of service. It then examines the principles a court will consider when granting permission to serve outside the jurisdiction when such permission is required.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what regulations govern service outside of the jurisdiction;
  • Know which countries fall under which legislation;
  • Understand how the regulatory scheme allocates jurisdiction;
  • Know how special categories of claim are provided for in the rules;
  • Know when permission will be required to service outside the jurisdiction;
  • Understand how the court will approach granting permission.
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Sources and References:
  • Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982;
  • Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1991;
  • EC Regulation No 44/2001 (Jurisdiction Regulation);
  • Maharanee Seethaderi Gaekwar of Baroda v Wildenstein [1972] 2 QB 283;
  • SMAY Investments Ltd v Sachdev [2003] 1 WLR 1973;
  • Patel v Patel [2002] QB 551;
  • Manta Line Inc v Sofianites [1984] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 14;
  • Marc Rich & Co AG v Societa Italiana Impianti PA (No 2) [1992] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 624;
  • British South Africa Co v Companhia de Mocambique [1893] AC 602;
  • Tyburn Productions Ltd v Conan Doyle [1991] Ch 75;
  • Bank of Dubai Ltd v Abbas [1997] IL Pr 308;
  • Foote Cone and Belding Reklam Hizmetleri AS v Theron [2006] All ER (D) 253.

Overview of the regulatory scheme for service outside the jurisdiction – focusing on the updated CPR pt.6, and on the provisions of the Jurisdiction Regulation (EC No 44/2001).

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-09-26

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