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Amendment No. 4 of 2023 (Practice Directions 2021)

Amendments have been made to Parts III, IV and VIII and Appendix A1 of the State Courts Practice Directions 2021. The amendments are summarised below:

(1) amendments to Practice Direction 27 on Personal service of processes and documents;
(2) amendments to Practice Direction 34 on Overview of case management and court dispute resolution frameworks for civil cases;
(3) amendments to Practice Direction 36 on Simplified Process under Order 65 of the Rules of Court 2021;
(4) amendments to Practice Direction 37 on General Process;
(5) introduction of a new Practice Direction 65A on Notice to admit hearsay evidence;
(6) amendments to Practice Direction 70 on Certification of transcripts;
(7) introduction of the following new Forms under Appendix A1:
      (a) Form 18A (Notice to Admit Documentary Hearsay Evidence); and
      (b) Form 18B (Notice to Admit Non-Documentary Hearsay Evidence).

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

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

Dated this 26th day of June 2023.

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State Courts Amendment No. 4 Of 2023 (Practice Directions 2021)


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