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Practice Direction No. 5 of 2010 DIFC Courts Forms

October 19, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS PRACTICE DIRECTION NO. 5 OF 2010 DIFC Courts Forms Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Practice Direction 5 of 2010 — DIFC Courts Forms and may be abbreviated to PD 5/2010.  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 5 of 2010 Submission of Documents

October 18, 2010

Past version: effective from Oct 18 2010 – Jan 2 2012. IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO. 5 OF 2010 Submission of Documents Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar Direction 5 of 2010 — Submission  Continue Reading »

Practice Direction No. 4 of 2010 Service of an Application for Recognition or Enforcement of an Arbitral Award under Articles 42 and 43 of DIFC Law No. 1 of 2008 (“ DIFC Arbitration Law”)

October 7, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS PRACTICE DIRECTION NO. 4 OF 2010 Service of an Application for Recognition or Enforcement of an Arbitral Award under Articles 42 and 43 of DIFC Law No. 1 of 2008 (” DIFC Arbitration Law”) Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on  Continue Reading »

Practice Direction No. 3 of 2010 Written Evidence Supporting Security for Costs Applications

September 5, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS PRACTICE DIRECTION NO. 3 OF 2010 Written Evidence Supporting Security for Costs Applications Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of issue. It may be cited as Practice Direction 3 of 2010 — Written Evidence Supporting Security For Costs  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 4 of 2010 Clarification on Agreed Orders commonly known as “Tomlin Orders”

August 17, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 4 OF 2010 Clarification on Agreed Orders commonly known as “Tomlin Orders” Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 4 of 2010 — Agreed Orders Commonly Known as  Continue Reading »

Practice Direction No. 2 of 2010 SCT Judge

August 15, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS PRACTICE DIRECTION NO 2 OF 2010 (Re-enactment of PD 4 of 2009) Small Claims Tribunal (SCT) Judge Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of issue. It may be cited as Practice Direction 2 of 2010 — SCT Judge  Continue Reading »

SCT Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2010 SCT Registry

August 15, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS SCT REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 1 OF 2010 SCT Registry Citation This SCT Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as SCT Registrar’s Direction 1 of 2010 — SCT Registry and may be abbreviated to SCT RD  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 3 of 2010 Disclosure of Information in Insolvency Cases

August 12, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 3 OF 2010 Disclosure of Information in Insolvency Cases Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 3 of 2010 — Disclosure of Information in Insolvency Cases and may  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 2 of 2010 Corrections in Court Orders

August 12, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 2 OF 2010 Corrections in Court Orders Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 2 of 2010 — Corrections in Court Orders and may be abbreviated to RD  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2010 Case Management

August 12, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 1 OF 2010 Case Management Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 1 of 2010 — Case Management and may be abbreviated to RD 1/2010. Application Fees: Per  Continue Reading »

Practice Direction No. 1 of 2010 Claims Relating to the Special Tribunal for Dubai World

January 21, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS Practice Direction No. 1 of 2010 Claims Relating to the Special Tribunal for Dubai World Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Practice Direction 1 of 2010 – Claims Relating to the  Continue Reading »

Practice Direction No. 1 of 2010 Claims Relating to the Special Tribunal for Dubai World

January 21, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS Practice Direction No. 1 of 2010 Claims Relating to the Special Tribunal for Dubai World Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Practice Direction 1 of 2010 – Claims Relating to the  Continue Reading »

Practice Direction No. 3 of 2009 DIFC Courts’ Pro Bono Programme

October 9, 2009

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS PRACTICE DIRECTION NO 3 OF 2009 DIFC Courts’ Pro Bono Programme Citation This Practice Direction brings into immediate effect the DIFC Courts’ Pro Bono Programme, which shall operate pursuant to the attached Guidelines. The administration of the Programme shall be the responsibility of  Continue Reading »

Practice Direction No. 2 of 2009 DIFC Courts’ Code of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioners

September 27, 2009

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS PRACTICE DIRECTION NO 2 OF 2009 DIFC Courts’ Code of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioners Citation The attached code of professional conduct for legal practitioners in the DIFC Courts (the “Code”) shall take immediate effect for all new registrations in parts I and  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 3 of 2009 Preliminary Applications

August 16, 2009

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 3 OF 2009 Preliminary Applications Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Practice Direction 3 of 2009 – Preliminary Applications and may be abbreviated to PD 3/2009. Preliminary Applications 1.  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 2 of 2009 Specified Period of Time

August 16, 2009

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 2 OF 2009 Specified Period of Time Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar Direction 2 of 2009 – Specified Period of Time and may be abbreviated to RD  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2009 SCT Costs

August 16, 2009

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 1 OF 2009 SCT Costs Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar Direction 1 of 2009 – SCT Costs and may be abbreviated to RD 1/2009.  SCT Costs Rules  Continue Reading »

Practice Direction No. 1 of 2009 Interest on Judgments (Clarification)

July 6, 2009

In the Judicial Authority of the Dubai International Financial Centre DIFC Courts Practice Direction No. 1 of 2009 (Clarification) Interest on Judgments Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Practice Direction 1 of 2009 – Interest on Judgments (Clarification) and may be abbreviated to  Continue Reading »

Practice Direction No. 1 of 2009 Interest on Judgments

April 23, 2009

In The Judicial Authority of The Dubai International Financial Centre DIFC Courts Practice Direction No. 1 of 2009 Interest on Judgments Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Practice Direction 1 of 2009 — Interest on Judgments and may be abbreviated to PD 1/2009.  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 3 of 2008 Electronic Orders

December 21, 2008

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 3 OF 2008 Electronic Orders With effect from 1st of January 2009 Courts Orders may be issued electronically from the Courts’ Registry. In accordance with Rules 3.21(2) of the Rules of the DIFC Courts and Rule 6.3 of the Rules of  Continue Reading »

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