Rules of the Supreme Court (Revision) 1962

Publication Date:January 01, 1962
 
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1962No. 2145 (L. 19)

SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE, ENGLAND

PROCEDURE

The Rules of the Supreme Court (Revision) 1962

28thSeptember1962

12thOctober1962

1stJanuary1964

We, the Rule Committee of the Supreme Court, being the authority having for the time being power under subsection (4) of section 99 of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925(a) to make, amend or revoke rules regulating the practice and procedure of the Supreme Court of Judicature, hereby exercise those powers and all other powers enabling us in that behalf as follows:—

1.—(1) In the Rules of the Supreme Court 1883(b), the first paragraph is hereby revoked and the Orders specified in column (1) of Part I of Schedule 1 hereto are hereby revoked to the extent specified in column (2) of that Part.

(2) The Rules specified in column (1) of Part II of the said Schedule 1 are hereby revoked to the extent specified in column (2) of that Part.

(3) The Rules of the Supreme Court May 1887(c) are hereby revoked.

(4) The Rules of the Supreme Court (Criminal Proceedings) 1938(d), except rule 17 and the Appendix, and the Rules of the Supreme Court (Criminal Proceedings) 1949(e) are hereby revoked.

2. In the Rules of the Supreme Court 1883, the Orders specified in column (1) of Schedule 2 hereto shall be renumbered with the numbers specified in relation to them in column (2) of that Schedule and shall be transferred to the places in the said Rules appropriate to them as so renumbered.

3. The Orders set out in Schedule 3 hereto shall have effect in place of the rules and Orders hereby revoked and shall be inserted in the Rules of the Supreme Court 1883 in the places appropriate to their numbers; and the arrangement of Orders set out at the beginning of that Schedule shall be inserted at the beginning of the Rules of the Supreme Court 1883.

4. The Rules of the Supreme Court 1883 shall have effect subject to the consequential amendments set out in Schedule 4 hereto.

5. The enactments specified in columns (1) and (2) of Schedule 5 hereto (being enactments relating to matters with respect to which the rules specified in column (4) of that Schedule have been made) are hereby repealed to the extent specified in column (3) of that Schedule.

(a) 15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 49.

(b) Rev. 1903, XII, p. 54.

(c) Rev. 1889, VII, p. 333.

(d) S.R. & O. 1938/1576 (1938 II, p. 3154).

(e) S.I. 1949/721 (1949 I, p. 4007).

6. The Rules of the Supreme Court 1883, as amended by this and by all other instruments, may be cited as the "Rules of the Supreme Court"

7. The Interpretation Act 1889(a) applies in relation to this instrument and in relation to the revocations and repeals effected by it as if this instrument, the rules and orders revoked by it and any rules and orders revoked by the rules and orders so revoked were Acts of Parliament, and as if each revocation were a repeal.

8. This instrument may be cited as the Rules of the Supreme Court (Revision) 1962 and shall come into operation on 1st January 1964.

Dilhorne, C.

Parker of Waddington, C.J.

Denning, M.R.

J. E. S. Simon, P.

B. Ormerod, L.J.

Colin H. Pearson, L.J.

Geoffrey Cross, J.

John Megaw, J.

Reginald W. Goff.

Douglas Lowe.

Charles Norton.

W. O. Carter.

Dated 28th September 1962.

SCHEDULE 1

RULES REVOKED

PART I

Rules of the Supreme Court 1883

 (1) (2)
 Order Extent of Revocation
I … … … … The whole Order
I A … … … … The whole Order
II … … … … The whole Order
III … … … … The whole Order
IV … … … … The whole Order
V … … … … The whole Order
VI … … … … The whole Order.
VII … … … … The whole Order.
VIII … … … … The whole Order.
IX … … … … The whole Order.
X … … … … The whole Order.
XI … … … … The whole Order.
XII … … … … The whole Order.
XIII … … … … The whole Order.
XIV … … … … The whole Order.
XIV A … … … … The whole Order.
XIV B … … … … The whole Order.
XV … … … … The whole Order.
XVI … … … … The whole Order.
XVI A … … … … The whole Order.
XVI B … … … … The whole Order.
XVII … … … … The whole Order.
XVIII … … … … The whole Order.
XIX … … … … The whole Order.

(a) 52 & 53 Vict. c. 63.

Order Extent of Revocation
XX … … … … The whole Order.
XXI … … … … The whole Order.
XXII … … … … The whole Order.
XXIII … … … … The whole Order.
XXIV … … … … The whole Order.
XXV … … … … The whole Order.
XXVI … … … … The whole Order.
XXVII … … … … The whole Order.
XXVIII … … … … The whole Order.
XXIX … … … … The whole Order.
XXX … … … … The whole Order.
XXXI … … … … The whole Order.
XXXII … … … … The whole Order.
XXXIV … … … … In rule 3, the words "printed by the plaintiff
 and" and the word "printed" where last
 occurring; rules 9 to 12.
XXXV … … … … In rule 5, paragraph (f); in rule 6B, the
 words from "and Order 54" to the end;
 rules 16 to 18, 23 and 24.
XXXVI … … … … Rules 3, 10, 37 and 43A.
XXXVII … … … … Rules 1F, 25A, 27B, 33 and 61.
XLI … … … … In rule 1, the words from "other than" to
 "written"; rule 5A.
XLI B … … … … Rule 15.
XLI C … … … … The whole Order.
XLII … … … … In rule 19, in paragraph (4), the words from
 "or his solicitor" to the end; rule 31A.
XLVI … … … … Rules 1A and 1B; in rule 9, the words "or by
 petition"; in rule 13, the words "pre-
 senting a petition or" and "petition or";
 rule 14.
XLVIII A … … … … The whole Order.
XLIX … … … … The whole Order.
XLIX A … … … … The whole Order.
L … … … … Rules 10 and 22A.
LI … … … … Rules 14, 15 and 16.
LI A … … … … The whole Order.
LII … … … … In rule 2, the words "or (a) to set aside, remit
 or enforce an award"; in rule 4, the
 words "to set aside, remit or enforce an
 award or"; in rule 8, the words "petition
 or"; rules 10, 16, 17 and 23.
LII A … … … … The whole Order.
LIII … … … … The whole Order.
LIIID … … … … In rule 9, in paragraph (1) (b), the words
 "under rule 13 of Order V of these Rules".
LIII G … … … … The whole Order.
LIV … … … … Rules 4B, 4C and 4D; in rule 4E, the words
 "to which an appearance is required to be
 entered; rules 4F, 9A and 11A; in rule
 12A, the words "section 14 of the Bills of
 Sale Act 1878 or", the words "or the
 Arbitration Act 1889 or section 23 of the
 Partnership Act 1890 or" and the words
 "or section 12 (2) of the Arbitration Act
 1934"; in rule 24, the words "interpleader
 or" wherever they occur.
LIV A … … … … The whole Order.
LIV B … … … … Rule 2; in rule 3, in paragraph (1) (d), the
 word "petition", in paragraph (2) (b), the
 words "petition or" (in both places where
 they occur), "answered or" and "petitioner
 or"; in rule 4, the words "petition or".
LIV K … … … … In rule 1, in paragraph (1) (e), the word
 "petition"; in rule 3 (b) and (c), the words
 "petitioner or" and "petition or", where-
 ever occurring.
LIV M … … … … The whole Order.
LV … … … … Rules 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; in rule 9A, in paragraph
 (1), the words from "and the following" to
 "shall be just"; in rule 9C, paragraph (2);
 rules 10, 10A, 12 and 17A.
LV B … … … … In rule 11, the word "registered".
LV G … … … … The whole Order.
LV H … … … … The whole Order.
LVI … … … … The whole Order.
LVII … … … … The whole Order.
LIX … … … … In rule 38, in paragraph (3), the word "regis-
 tered"; rules 39 and 40.
LX … … … … The whole Order.
LXI … … … … In rule 19, the word "petition" and the word
 "presented"; rules 25, 26 and 27; in rule
 31, the words "and all submissions to
 arbitration made orders of the Court";
 rules 32 and 33.
LXII … … … … Rule 9; in rule 18, the words from the
 beginning to "being and".
LXIII … … … … The whole Order.
LXIV … … … … The whole Order.
LXV … … … … The whole Order.
LXVI … … … … The whole Order.
LXVI A … … … … The whole Order.
LXVII … … … … The whole Order.
LXVIII … … … … The whole Order.
LXIX … … … … In rules 1, 3 and 4, the words "or a Judge";
 in rule 2, the words "as required by Order
 IV, rules 1 and 2".
LXX … … … … The whole Order.
LXXI … … … … The whole Order.
LXXII … … … … The whole Order.

PART II

Rules of the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division

 (1) (2)
 Rules Extent of revocation
Rules and Orders for Her Majesty's Court of Pro-
 bate made under the Court of Probate Acts 1857
 and 1858(a) in respect of Contentious Business—
 Rules and Orders taking effect on the 1st All the rules and orders.
 September 1862(b).
 Additional Rules and Orders dated 29th All the rules and orders.
 December 1865(b).
 Additional Rules and Orders taking effect on All the rules and orders.
 the 2nd March 1874(b).
 Additional and amended Rules and Orders All the rules and orders.
 dated 1st March 1875(b).

SCHEDULE 2

Orders renumbered

 (1) (2)
 To be
 Order renumbered
LIII A … … … 95
LIII B … … … 96
LIII D … … … 97
LIII E … … … 98
LIII F … … … 99
LIV B … … … 100
LIV C … … … 101
LIV D … … … 102
LIV E … … … 103
LIV F … … … 104
LIV G … … … 105
LIV H … … … 106
LIV J … … … 107
LIV K … … … 108
LIV L … … … 109
LIV N … … … 110
LIV O … … … 111
LIV P … … … 112
LIV Q … … … 113
LIV R … … … 114
LV A … … … 115
LV B(1) … … … 116
LV B(3) … … … 117
LV B(4) … … … 118
LV B(6) … … … 119
LV B(7) … … … 120
LV C … … … 121
LV D … … … 122
LV E … … … 123
LV F … … … 124
LV J … … … 125

SCHEDULE 3

ARRANGEMENT OF ORDERS

[Note: In the Arrangement * indicates the Orders revised by the Rules of the Supreme Court (Revision) 1962.]

PRELIMINARY

*1. Application, interpretation and forms.

*2. Effect of non-compliance.

*3. Time.

COMMENCEMENT AND PROGRESS OF PROCEEDINGS

*4. Assignment, transfer and consolidation of proceedings.

*5. Mode of beginning civil proceedings in High Court.

*6. General provisions with respect to writs of summons.

(a) 20 & 21 Vict. c. 77; 21 & 22 Vict. c. 95.

(b) Rev. XXII, p. 118.

*7. General provisions with respect to originating summonses.

*8. General provisions with respect to originating notices of motion.

*9. General provisions with respect to petitions.

*10. Service of originating process: general provisions.

*11. Service of process, etc., out of the jurisdiction.

*12. Entry of appearance to writ or originating summons.

*13. Default of appearance to writ.

*14. Summary judgment.

*15. Causes of action, counterclaims and parties.

*16...

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