Procedure Rules and Practice Directions for the Court of Appeal
Details of the latest Civil, Criminal and Family procedure rules and their related practice directions:
The Civil Procedure Rules and their related practice directions govern the procedure for the initiation and progress of civil claims before the County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal (Civil Division) in England and Wales.
The Criminal Procedure Rules and their related practice directions provide for the procedure to be followed in criminal proceedings in Magistrates’ courts, the Crown Court, the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) and, in extradition appeal cases, the High Court.
The Family Procedure Rules and their related practice directions provide for the procedure to be followed in the Family Division of the High Court, the Family Court and family hearings in Magistrates’ courts. When family cases are heard by the Court of Appeal they are listed as civil cases and the Civil Procedure Rules apply.
CoA Criminal Division – Practice Guidance
Guidance on best practice in relation to proceedings in the CoA Criminal Division: