sn a \u2013 40 short qns 1 mark each and
b \u2013 choose 2 of 3 long hypos with many parts
File management \u2013 30%
ROC \u2013 order 1 to 92
Forms \u2013 cross refer to these at the end
Family court \u2013 sep procedure (matrimonial proceedings rules/ women\u2019s charter)
Civil pro covers only non crim and non fam matters
Used when disputes of fact (OS \u2013 little dispute of fact)
Writ track more complicated
Originating process \u2013 writ or OS.
But in between, may have many other applications to file \u2013 pre trial applications (relief at any pt in time) =
summons \u2013 previously summons in chambers (SIC)) note different from writ of summons which is the originating
(a) with a statement of claim or, if the statement of claim is not endorsed on the writ, with a concise statement of
the nature of the claim made or the relief or remedy required in the action begun thereby;
(b) where the claim made by the plaintiff is for a debt or liquidated demand only, with a statement of the amount
claimed in respect of the debt or demand and for costs and also with a statement that further proceedings will be
stayed if, within the time limited for appearing, the defendant pays the amount so claimed to the plaintiff or his
(c) where the plaintiff sues in a representative capacity, with a statement of the capacity in which he sues;
(d) where a defendant is sued in a representative capacity, with a statement of the capacity in which he is sued;
(e) where the plaintiff sues by a solicitor, with the plaintiff\u2019s address and the solicitor\u2019s name or firm and a business
address of his within the jurisdiction;
(f) where the plaintiff sues in person \u2014
(i) with the address of his place of residence and, if his place of residence is not within the jurisdiction or if he has
no place of residence, the address of a place within the jurisdiction at or to which documents for him may be
delivered or sent; and
(ii) with his occupation; and
(g) with the number of days within which an appearance is required to be entered under Order 12, Rule 4.
(2) The address for service of a plaintiff shall be \u2014
(a) where he sues by a solicitor, the business address of the solicitor endorsed on the writ; and
(b) where he sues in person, the address within the jurisdiction endorsed on the writ.
(a) in the case of a writ served within the jurisdiction, to 8 days after service of the writ or, where that time has been
extended by or by virtue of these Rules, to that time as so extended; and
(b) in the case of a writ served out of the jurisdiction, to 21 days after service of the writ as provided for in Order
10, Rule 2 or Order 11, Rule 2 or to such extended time as the Court may otherwise allow.
Issue of writ (O. 6, r. 3)
3. \u2014(1) A plaintiff or his solicitor must, on presenting a writ for sealing, leave with the Registrar the original and
a copy together with as many copies thereof as there are defendants to be served.
(a) where leave to serve the writ out of the jurisdiction is required under Order 11, for 12 months; and
(b) in any other case, for 6 months,
beginning with the date of its issue.
(2) Subject to paragraph (2A), where a writ has not been served on a defendant, the Court may by order extend
the validity of the writ from time to time for such period, not exceeding 6 months at any one time, beginning
with the day next following that on which it would otherwise expire, as may be specified in the order, if an
application for extension is made to the Court before that day or such later day (if any), as the Court may
(2A) Where the Court is satisfied on an application under paragraph (2) that, despite the making of reasonable
efforts, it may not be possible to serve a writ within 6 months, the Court may, if it thinks fit, extend the validity of
the writ for such period, not exceeding 12 months at any one time, as the Court may specify.
(3) Before a writ, the validity of which has been extended under this Rule, is served, it must be marked with an
official stamp in Form 3 showing the period from which the validity of the writ has been so extended.
(4) A note of the renewal must be entered in the cause book.
1(a)]; valid for 12 months if necessary to obtain leave to serve out of jurisdiction [see r 1(b)]. \u201cDate\u201d means
day, and does not take into account fractions of a day. May start off as 6 mth but court may extend to 12 where
cannot locate the defendant for any reason.
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