25. Notice of statement of grounds
(1) This Rule does not apply to a claim form filed in the Small Claims Division to which Part 37 applies or to a claim form filed in the Employment Division to which Part 38 applies.
(2) Where the claimant intends to serve a claim form on a person under Rule 24 –
(a) the claimant must file with the claim form a notice containing a statement of the grounds on which the claimant is entitled to serve the claim form out of the jurisdiction and must serve a copy of that notice with the claim form; and
(b) the claim form may only be served once the claimant files the notice referred to in Rule 25(2)(a).
(3) The notice referred to in Rule 25(2)(a) need only be filed in respect of the claim form, and the claimant may serve any other documents in the proceedings out of the jurisdiction without such a notice.
|Amended on June 1, 2017|
|Amended on November 2, 2020|
|Amended on February 15, 2021|