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May 3, 2019 | Silver Shemmings
Specific Disclosure granted under Disclosure Pilot Scheme in Kazakhstan Kagazy plc and others v Zhunus and others  EWHC 878 (Comm)
The Commercial Court partially granted an application for specific disclosure (apparently under CPR 31.12) in a case subject to the Disclosure Pilot Scheme (DPS) (PD 51U).
The DPS applies to existing and new proceedings in the Business and Property Courts (B&PCs) although it will not affect an order for disclosure made before 1 January 2019 (or before transfer of proceedings into a B&PC), unless that order is varied or set aside. PD 51U does not include specific transitional provisions.
CPR Part 31, PD 31A and 31B do not apply to proceedings under the DPS, subject to limited exceptions (of which Specific disclosure is not one).
Key points of interest in this decision include:
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