EXTENSION OF STAY OF POSSESSION PROCEEDING TO THE 20th SEPTEMBER 2020

The Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 5) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020  extend the stay on possession proceedings from the 23rd August to the 20th September 2020.

 

THE RULES

The rules can be found here.

WHAT THE RULES DO

The mechanism is simple

“Amendment of the Procedure Rules 1998

2. In Part 55 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998(b), in rule 55.29, in paragraph (1)—
(a) for “22nd August 2020”, substitute “19 September 2020”; and
(b) for “23rd August 2020”, substitute “20 September 2020”.

 

Amendment of the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2020

3. The Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2020(c) are amended as follows—
(a) in rule 1, in paragraph (3), for “23rd August 2020”, substitute “20th September 2020”;
and
(b) in rule 2, in paragraph (2), for “24th August 2020”, substitute “21st September 2020”.”