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Jun 20 2018 onwards

ADGM COURT PROCEDURE RULES AMENDMENT NO 1 OF 2018


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Date of Enactment: 20 June 2018

The Chief Justice of Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts, having power under section 187 of the ADGM Courts, Civil Evidence, Judgments, Enforcement and Judicial Appointments Regulations 2015 to make court procedure rules, hereby enacts the following —

Amendments to ADGM Court Procedure Rules 2016

The ADGM Court Procedure Rules are amended as follows:

(1) In Rule 15(1), the words "Notwithstanding this rule, parties may agree for the document which initiates proceedings to be served by email or other means of electronic communication." shall be inserted after the words "relevant practice direction".
(2) In Rule 77(1), the words "serve on" shall be deleted and replaced by the word "issue" and the word "with" shall be inserted directly after the words "each party".
(3) In Rule 77(2), the words "and if the circumstances of the case so require," shall be inserted directly after the words "Where there are two or more defendants and at least one of them files a defence," and the word "serve" shall be deleted and replaced by the word "issue".
(4) In Rule 77(3) the word "served" shall be deleted and replaced by the word "issued".