Practice Directions

Effective Date Direction Number Title
12 Apr 2021 PD 1 of 2021 Financial services Division – Procedures relating to the commencement and management of Financial Services Proceedings
08 Jan 2021 Practice Direction 11 of 2020 Practice Direction 11 of 2020
01 Jan 2021 PD 2 of 2021 Court Fees Rules (2021 Revision) ("the Rules") Grand Court Rules Order 62 Rule 3(1)
29 Sep 2020 Practice Direction 10 of 2020 Practice Direction 10 of 2020
05 May 2020 PracticeDirection 9 of 2020 GUIDANCE FOR THE REMOTE NOTARISATION AND ATTESTATION OF DOCUMENTS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS
05 May 2020 Practice Direction No.6A of 2020 FINANCIAL SERVICES DIVISION: PRACTICE DIRECTION MODIFYING STANDARD HEARING PRACTICE DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
05 May 2020 Practice Direction 8 of 2020 Public Accessing to Court Proceedings by Audio or Video Links
13 Apr 2020 Practice Direction No. 7 of 2020 Sittings of the Court of Appeal by way of video conference in response to the Public Health (Prevention, Control and Suppression of COVID-19) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
09 Apr 2020 Practice Direction No. 6 of 2020 Financial Services Division: PD modifyng standard remote hearng practice during Coronavirus Pandemic and until further notice.
06 Apr 2020 Practice Direction No. 5 of 2020 Use of e-mails for filing and electronic signatures, court seals and stamps
29 Mar 2020 Practice Direction No. 4 of 2020 Family Division: Remote Hearings – Family Mention Days
29 Mar 2020 Practice Direction No. 3 of 2020 Family Division – Remote Hearings
25 Mar 2020 Practice Direction No. 2 of 2020 COVID 19: Guidance for the Family Division
02 Jan 2020 Practice Direction No. 1 of 2020 Mediation Information and Assessment Rules 2020
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
27 Sep 2010 Practice Direction 1 of 2010 Procedure Relating to the Commencement & Management of Financial Services
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 Aug 2003 PD 1 of 2003 Official Liquidators Security for the due performance of their duties
04 Jul 2002 No. 1/02 Schemes of Arrangement and Compromise Under the Companies Law s86 (Revoked)
04 Jul 2002 PD 1 of 2002 Schemes of Arrangement and Compromise under the Companies Law, Section 86
22 Oct 2001 PD 1 of 2001 Guidelines relating to the Taxation of Costs
03 Jan 2000 PD 1 of 2000 Listing Forms
08 Dec 1999 No. 1/00 Listing Forms
27 Oct 1999 PD 5 of 1999 Legal Aid – Affidavit of Means
26 Jun 1999 No. 4/99 Indictments
01 Jun 1999 PD 4 of 1999 Indictments
01 Mar 1999 PD 1 of 1999 Filing Documents in Court
28 Jan 1999 No. 2/99 Drawing Up and Filing of Judgments and Orders
28 Jan 1999 No. 1/12 Filing Documents in Court
28 Jan 1999 PD 2 of 1999 Drawing Up and Filing of Judgments and Orders
26 Jul 1998 No. 1/98 Short Summons List (Revoked)
11 Aug 1997 No. 3/97 Confidentiality and Publication of Chamber Proceedings
11 Aug 1997 PD 3 of 1997 Confidentiality and Publication of Chamber’s Proceedings
09 Apr 1997 No. 2/97 Register of Judgments and Register of Writs
09 Apr 1997 PD 2 of 1997 Register of Judgments and register of Writs, etc.
01 Apr 1997 No. 1/97 Legal Aid Forms
01 Apr 1997 PD 1 of 1997 Legal Aid Forms
07 Mar 1996 No. 2/96 Trial Bundles
07 Mar 1996 PD 2 of 1996 Trial Bundles
01 Mar 1996 No. 3/96 Formal Orders in Grand Court (Revoked)
22 Jan 1996 PD 4 of 1995 Payment Schedules – Authorised Signatures
15 Jan 1996 No. 1/96 Land Acquisition Law (Revised)-Payment of Compensation into Court
05 Jan 1996 PD 1 of 1996 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)
15 Dec 1995 PD 5 of 1995 Trial Bundles
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 PD 3 of 1995 Attachment of Earnings Orders – Method of Payment
01 May 1995 PD 2 of 1995 Attachment of Earnings Orders – Calculation of Post-Judgement 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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