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Message from Mr Justice Peel: Standard Orders – cross examination and QLR provisions

15th February 2023

Judiciary UK

[I] make this announcement with the authority of the President.

The prohibition of cross examination provisions contained in the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 came into force on 21 July 2022 and apply to all family proceedings commenced after that date.

A series of draft orders addressing these requirements have been prepared by the Ministry of Justice after consultation with relevant stakeholders, and reviewed by the Standard Orders Group.

Read the full article here: Judiciary UK

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