The old new Civil Procedure Rules and the new (old) requirement for fairness
Author: Catherine Rowlands
The Civil Procedure Rules have gone through many changes since they came into force in 1999. On 4 April 2022, the 140th amendment will come into force. 140 amendments in 23 years is an average of just over six a year. 23 years in, the word “new” has finally been removed from the first Rule.