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05 August 2020

Updated Masters Guidance

Guidance on the following areas of business in the Masters’ Courts have been updated.

  • Queen’s Bench and Appeals including - the introduction of an Explanation Court commencing on 5th November 2020; Phase 2 arrangements for Administrative review of Summons; issuing new Summonses, administrative reviews and a new Case Information Form.
  • Chancery including - issuing new Order 88 Summonses, Final Orders, review of Interlocutory Summonses.
  • Matrimonial – AR and Matrimonial Summonses; MPS; FDR Hearings; processing new business; Decree Absolutes.
  • Office Care and Protection – Children’s cases and NMO applications; Patients’ cases; affidavits and orders; medical report for Controller Applications.
  • Bankruptcy and Companies – new business; originating applications; final orders.
  • Taxation – arrangements for contested matters.

Colleagues are encouraged to read the full guidance via this link - https://judiciaryni.uk/sites/judiciary/files/media-files/Covid-19%20-%20Masters%27%20Composite%20Guidance%20-%20FINAL%20-%2028.7.20.pdf

 



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