Family Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2021

The Family Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2021, which come into force on 6 April 2021, amend the Family Procedure Rules 2010 as follows:

  • Rule 3 amends rule 6.43 of the FPR which makes provision for cases where service is to be effected on a respondent outside of the United Kingdom.
  • Rule 4 inserts a new rule 36.3 into the FPR to enable provisions of the FPR to be modified or disapplied by Practice Directions to address issues for the work of the courts arising from a public emergency.