Practice Directions

Effective Date Direction Number Title
21 Oct 2019 Practice Direction No. 4 of 2019 Criminal Procedure – Remand Warrants where defendant found unfit to plead – Committal Warrants where defendant found to be not guilty by reason of insanity
09 Oct 2019 Practice Direction No. 3 of 2019 Proceedings in the Family Division of the Grand Court: Costs Estimates
23 Aug 2019 Practice Direction No. 1 of 2019 Directions for Proceedings Brought Under Section 238 of the Companies Law (as Revised)
31 Jul 2019 Practice Direction No. 2 of 2019 Adoption of Judicial Insolvency Network Modalities for Court-To-Court Communications
08 Aug 2018 PD 1 of 2018 Court-to-Court Communications and Co-Operation in Cross Border Insolvency
14 Aug 2017 PD 1 of 2017 Payments into Court Trust Funds Section 69 of Trust Law and GCR O.92
14 Aug 2017 07/2014 Remand Proceedings by way of teleconference
14 Aug 2017 PD 4 of 2017 Winding Up Petitions – Filing
14 Aug 2017 PD 3 of 2017 Court Stenographer Services
14 Aug 2017 PD 2 of 2017 Registration of Foreign Maintenance Orders or Judgments Section 12, 22 and 23 of Maintenance Law
14 Jun 2016 02/2016 Mediation Information & Assessment Rules 2016
25 Feb 2016 01/2016 Financial Services Division – Procedure Relating to the Commencement and Management of Financial Services Proceedings – replaces version published 15 February with amendments to paras. 3.1 and 3.2
01 Sep 2015 05/2015 Criminal Case Management – Summary Court
10 Aug 2015 06/2015 Financial Services Division – Procedure Relating to the Commencement and Management of Financial Services Proceedings – replaces PD 02/13
09 Jul 2015 04/2015 Witness Statements and Affidvaits: Taking Evidence from Witnesses, Affiants and Deponents who do not speak English
09 Jul 2015 03/2015 List of Approved Real Estate Appraisers
20 Mar 2015 02/2015 Applications for Sealing Orders and for inspection of Court Files in Civil Proceedings: GCR O.63,r.3
02 Feb 2015 02/2015 Applications for inspection of Criminal Court Files: CPC, s.193
30 Jun 2014 16/2014 International Child Abduction (including 1980 Hague Convention)
30 Jun 2014 15/2014 Inherent Jurisdiction (including Wardship) Proceedings
06 Jun 2014 03/2014 Jury Trials
14 May 2014 08/2014 Taking Evidence from Non-English Speakers in the Family Division of the Grand Court
14 May 2014 No. 3/12 Committal for Contempt of Court – Family Division and in Court of Protection Matters
14 May 2014 14/2014 Recommended Practices in the Family Division of the Grand Court when Initiating Direct Judicial Communication with a Judge in a Foreign Court
14 May 2014 13/2014 Contribution Orders
14 May 2014 12/2014 Arrival of Children in the Cayman Islands by Air
14 May 2014 11/2014 Court Bundles in Family Proceedings in the Family Division of the Grand Court
01 May 2014 06/2014 Making Summary Court Applications – Police (Amendment) Law 2014 – weekends and public holidays
14 Apr 2014 10/2014 Court Welfare Officer’s Reports – Children Law
29 Jan 2014 Practice Circular 01/2014 Requirement for Strict Compliance with Court Orders made in the Family Division of the Grand Court
17 Jan 2014 No. 5/2014 Court Fees (Amendment)(No.3) Rules 2013 – taxation
06 Jan 2014 01/2014 Use of portable cameras, recording and electronic devices in court buildings
06 Jan 2014 04/2014 Orders for Sales by Private Treaty: ss. 75 and 77 Registered Land Law (supplements PD 05/2012)
06 Jan 2014 02/2014 Communications between Counsel and the Court etc.
12 Dec 2013 4/13 Pre-Action Protocol for Judicial Review
27 Sep 2013 3/13 Procedure for Hearing of Winding-Up Petitions
27 Sep 2013 2/13 (FSD) Procedure relating to the Commencement and Management of Financial Services Proceedings
03 May 2013 No.1/2013 Consent Order in Ancillary Relief Proceedings
19 Oct 2012 No. 7/12 Payment Schedules – Authorised Signatures
03 Oct 2012 Ref. to No. 6/12 Circular Practice Memorandum
22 Sep 2012 Index Index of Grand Court Practice Directions
12 Jul 2012 No. 6/12 Listing of Family Law Proceedings (including Circular Practice Memorandum Oct 3. 2012
22 May 2012 No. 5/12 Applications Under Sections 72, 75 and 77 of the Registered Land Law
09 Mar 2012 No. 3/12 Attire for Proceedings in the Grand Court
09 Mar 2012 No. 2/12 Proceedings in the Grand Court in which a Judge Presides from Overseas
07 Mar 2012 No. 1/12 Delivery of Reserved Judgments
09 Feb 2012 No 4/12 Limited Admission as an Attorney-At-Law
14 Apr 2011 No. 1/2011 Guideline Relatint to the Taxation of Costs
17 Sep 2010 No. 2/10 Schemes of Arrangement and Compromise Under Section 86 of Companies Law
31 Oct 2008 No. 1/08 Register of Judgments – Register of Writs
04 Oct 2006 No. 2/06 Orders
02 Jan 2006 No. 1/06 Liquidators Remuneration (Revoked)
26 May 2004 No. 2/04 Proceedings by way of Video Conferencing
17 Mar 2004 No. 1/2004 Correction to Judgments
04 Aug 2003 No. 1/03 Official Liquidators Security for the Due Performance of Their Duties (Revoked)
04 Jul 2002 No. 1/02 Schemes of Arrangement and Compromise Under the Companies Law s86 (Revoked)
08 Dec 1999 No. 1/00 Listing Forms
26 Jun 1999 No. 4/99 Indictments
28 Jan 1999 No. 2/99 Drawing Up and Filing of Judgments and Orders
28 Jan 1999 No. 1/12 Filing Documents in Court
26 Jul 1998 No. 1/98 Short Summons List (Revoked)
11 Aug 1997 No. 3/97 Confidentiality and Publication of Chamber Proceedings
09 Apr 1997 No. 2/97 Register of Judgments and Register of Writs
01 Apr 1997 No. 1/97 Legal Aid Forms
07 Mar 1996 No. 2/96 Trial Bundles
01 Mar 1996 No. 3/96 Formal Orders in Grand Court (Revoked)
15 Jan 1996 No. 1/96 Land Acquisition Law (Revised)-Payment of Compensation into Court
15 Dec 1995 No. 5/95 Trial Bundles
15 Dec 1995 No. 4/95 Payment Schedules – Authorised Signatures (Revoked)
01 May 1995 No. 5/95 Arrangements for Listing of Chamber Summonses (Revoked)
01 May 1995 No. 2/95 Attachment of Earnings Orders – Calculation if Post-Judgment Interest
01 May 1995 No. 3/95 Attachment of Earnings Orders – Method of Payment
27 Oct 0199 No. 5/99 Legal Aid – Affidavit of Means Form
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