The Civil Procedure (Modification of Supreme Court Act 1981) Order 2004

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2004/1033

2004No. 1033

SUPREME COURT OF ENGLAND AND WALES

The Civil Procedure (Modification of Supreme Court Act 1981) Order 2004

29thFebruary2004

1stApril2004

1stMay2004

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 4(1) of the Civil Procedure Act 1997( 1), hereby makes the following Order :

1. This Order may be cited as the Civil Procedure (Modification of Supreme Court Act 1981) Order 2004, and shall come into force on 1st May 2004.

2. The Supreme Court Act 1981( 2) is amended as follows.

3. In section 29 (orders of mandamus, prohibition and certiorari) -

(a) for subsection (1) substitute -

" (1) The orders of mandamus, prohibition and certiorari shall be known instead as mandatory, prohibiting and quashing orders respectively.

(1A) The High Court shall have jurisdiction to make mandatory, prohibiting and quashing orders in those classes of case in which, immediately before 1st May 2004, it had jurisdiction to make orders of mandamus, prohibition and certiorari respectively.";

(b) in each of subsections (3) and (3A), for "orders of mandamus, prohibition or certiorari" substitute "mandatory, prohibiting or quashing orders";(c) in subsection (4), for "order of mandamus" substitute "mandatory order";(d) for subsection (5) substitute -

" (5) In any statutory provision -

(a) references to mandamus or to a writ or order of mandamus shall be read as references to a mandatory order;(b) references to prohibition or to a writ or order of prohibition shall be read as references to a prohibiting order;(c) references to certiorari or to a writ or order of certiorari shall be read as references to a quashing order; and(d) references to the issue or award of a writ of mandamus, prohibition or certiorari shall be read as references to the making of the corresponding mandatory, prohibiting or quashing order.";(e) for the side-note substitute "Mandatory, prohibiting and quashing orders".

4. In section 31 (application for judicial review) -

(a) for subsection (1)(a) substitute -

" (a) a mandatory, prohibiting or quashing order;";

(b) in subsection (2)(a), for "orders of mandamus, prohibition or certiorari" substitute "mandatory, prohibiting or quashing orders";(c) for subsection (4) substitute -

" (4) On an application for judicial review the High Court may award to the applicant damages, restitution or the recovery of a sum due if -

(a) the application includes a claim for such an award arising from any matter...

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