UPC Preparatory Committee adopts 18th draft Rules of Procedure

United Kingdom

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The UPC Preparatory Committee has formally adopted the 18th draft Rules of Procedure (the first version of which was released in July 2015).  The Committee released a press release today, with the following direction, “Those interested in the Court’s operation should familiarise themselves with the text.”  The 18th draft is expressed to be subject to final adaptations including the (yet to be finalised) schedule of court fees which will be incorporated as Annex I to the Rules.