Civil electronic document protocol for the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court
The Senior Courts Civil Electronic Document Protocol 2019 revokes and replaces the Senior Courts Civil Electronic Document Protocol revised as at 22 May 2017. The 2019 Protocol comes into effect for casebooks created after 1 March 2019. It changes the requirements for creating an electronic case book to make casebooks simpler to construct and use. Practitioners should note the altered architecture, new numbering convention, and the use of a single folder. A clarification to clause 1.6 was made on 15 May 2019:
Higher Courts Civil Electronic Document Protocol (27 May 2016, PDF 393 KB). Following a series of seminars with the profession a revised Civil Electronic Document Protocol was issued by the Higher Courts in May 2016, replacing the protocol issued in April 2016. The purpose of the protocol is to encourage and facilita te the use of electronic documents for civil cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court. The protocol describes the te rm "casebook" and how it is to be used for High Court trials. It gives grea te r guidance about how to name and place ma te rials within the electronic format. Naming conventions for descriptions including da te s have changed. In May 2016 para 7.2 was modified.