PRACTICE DIRECTION 36T – PILOT PROVISION – PROCEEDING BY ELECTRONIC MEANS: PROCEDURE FOR AN APPLICATION FOR A CONSENT ORDER FOR A FINANCIAL REMEDY IN CONNECTION WITH DIVORCE PROCEEDINGS
This practice direction comes into force on 24 August 2020.
This practice direction supplements rule 36.2 FPR (transitional arrangements and pilot schemes)
1.1 This practice direction is made under rule 36.2 FPR. It is intended to assess modifications to Practice Direction 41B to make the use of electronic means via the online system referred to in Practice Direction 41B mandatory for an applicant who is legally represented.
1.2 This practice direction comes into force on 24 August 2020 and ceases to have effect on 31 May 2021.
1.3 While this Practice Direction is in force, Practice Direction 41B is modified as follows—
(a) in paragraph 2.1—
(i) in the heading and in the opening words of the paragraph, for “may” substitute “must”; and
(ii) omit sub-paragraph (e); and
(b) in paragraph 6.1—
(i) for “can” substitute “must”; and
(ii) after “outcome” insert “can be”.