AMENDMENTS TO CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES COMING INTO FORCE ON THE 1st JANUARY 2014

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There are new rules coming into force on the 1st  January.

These mainly amend the procedure relating to defamation and the presumption of a jury trial.  However there are other minor amendments.

The rules and explanatory text can be found at http://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/civil/