CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE HIGH COURT OF LAGOS STATE (CIVIL PROCEDURE) RULES 2019
The Lagos State Judiciary recently introduced a new High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019 (hereinafter referred to as the “2019 Rules”) which came into effect on January 31st 2019. It also issued two (2) Practice Directions to complement the 2019 Rules which are as follows:
- Practice Direction No. 1 Expeditious Disposal of Civil Cases 2019: the main objective of this Practice Direction No.1 is to provide guidance for the timely disposal of back-log cases within the Lagos State Judiciary; and
- Practice Direction No.2 Pre-Action Protocol 2019: the main objective of this Practice Direction No.2 is to provide a structure for pre-action protocol within the Lagos State Judiciary.
This article highlights and reviews the significant changes made by the 2019 Rules in relation to the administration of justice in Lagos State.
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NameCRITICAL REVIEW OF THE HIGH COURT OF LAGOS STATE (CIVIL PROCEDURE) RULES 2019
Date18 March 2019
CategoryResources & Publications