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A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure (23rd edn)

Stuart Sime
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date: 05 October 2022

p. 847. Renewal of Processlocked

p. 847. Renewal of Processlocked

  • Stuart SimeStuart SimeBPTC Course Director, The City Law School, City, University of London

Abstract

After proceedings commence by issuing a claim form or other originating process, they must be brought to the attention of the defendants or respondents by service. Generally, originating process remains valid for the purpose of service for a period of four months. Service of proceedings marks a watershed in the litigation process. It is at this point that the defendant is put on formal notice that legal proceedings have been brought, and the time limit on service of proceedings is one which is relaxed with extreme caution. This chapter discusses periods of validity; power to renew; claims in respect of cargo carried by sea; multiple defendants; effect of stay; procedure on seeking an extension; and challenging an order granting an extension.

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