Practice directions

Practice directions

The Supreme Court has its own Directions which replace the Civil, Criminal and Taxation Practice directions and standing orders of the Appellate Committee Practice of the House of Lords.

Latest amendments

Latest amendments made to the Practice Directions are indicated by footnotes on the new versions below.

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Practice direction 1 General Note and the Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court Practice direction 1 (PDF)
Practice direction 2 The Registry of the Supreme Court Practice direction 2 (PDF)
Practice direction 3 Applications for Permission to Appeal Practice direction 3 (PDF)
Practice direction 4 Notice of Appeal Practice direction 4 (PDF)
Practice direction 5 Papers for the Appeal Hearing Practice direction 5 (PDF)
Practice direction 6 The Appeal Hearing Practice direction 6 (PDF)
Practice direction 7 Applications, documents, forms and orders Practice direction 7 (PDF)
Practice direction 8 Miscellaneous Matters Practice direction 8 (PDF)
Practice direction 9 The Human Rights Act 1998 Practice direction 9 (PDF)
Practice direction 10 Devolution Jurisdiction Practice direction 10 (PDF)
Practice direction 11 The European Court of Justice Practice direction 11 (PDF)
Practice direction 12 Criminal Proceedings Practice direction 12 (PDF)
Practice direction 13 Costs Practice direction 13 (PDF)
Practice direction 14 Filing Documents in the Registry of the Supreme Court by Electronic Means Practice direction 14 (PDF)