Civil Procedure Rules
the name given to the new rules on civil procedure introduced in England and Wales in April 1999 to implement the Woolf Reforms.

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Civil Procedure Rules
Civil Procedure Rules (CPR)
The Civil Procedure Rules 1998 for the High Court and County Courts. These rules took effect on 26 April 1999. They affect all types of civil disputes with the aim of making them quicker, simpler and less adversarial.
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