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Civil procedure rules

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Civil procedure rules govern the practice and procedure to be followed in the civil courts.  They consolidate the previous supreme court rules and county court rules and aim to ensure that the civil justice system is accessible, fair and efficient and the rules are both simple and simply expressed.

The civil procedure rules are made by the civil procedure rule committee, an advisory non-departmental public body. We are responsible for administering the committee, including arranging the appointment of members, maintaining the committee's freedom of information publication scheme and code of practice, and ensuring the committee's rules are made widely available.

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