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What next for possession proceedings? New PD55C imposes additional requirements on landlords
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 14 August 2020

Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) 55.29 came into force on 25 June 2020 and extended the stay on possession proceedings and enforcement proceedings by way of a writ or a warrant for possession until 23 August 2020. Now, the draft Civil Procedure (Amendment 4) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020 provide for a further amendment to CPR Part 55 to introduce a new temporary practice direction which sets out how claims under that part (including appeals) are to proceed following the expiry of the stay.

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