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Amendment No. 3 of 2023 (Practice Directions 2021)

Amendments have been made to Parts 2, 13 and 22 and Appendix B, and to introduce a new Appendix CA, of the Supreme Court Practice Directions 2021. The amendments are summarised below:

(1) introduction of new paragraph 21A on Waiting time for the hearing of matters;
(2) amendments to paragraph 113 on Civil Appeals from the State Courts to the General Division;
(3) amendments to paragraph 115 on Civil Appeals from Tribunals to the General Division, and applications to the General Division for a case to be stated or by way of case stated;
(4) introduction of new paragraph 165A on Affidavit in support of criminal motion for extension of time to lodge notice of appeal or petition of appeal;
(5) introduction of new Form B44A (Information Sheet to be exhibited in an affidavit in support of a criminal motion for an extension of time to lodge a notice of appeal under section 377(2) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, or to lodge a petition of appeal under section 378(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010) under Appendix B; and
(6) introduction of new Appendix CA (Waiting times).

2      The amendments will take effect on 1 November 2023 and will be reflected at from 1 November 2023.

3      Please find attached a document reflecting the marked-up amendments to the Supreme Court Practice Directions 2021.

Dated this 16th day of October 2023.

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Supreme Court Amendment No. 3 Of 2023 (Practice Directions 2021)


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