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(5) Rules of court made by the Lord Chancellor under sub-paragraph (1)—

(a) must be laid before Parliament, and

(b) if not approved by a resolution of each House before the end of 40
days beginning with the day on which they were made, cease to have
5effect at the end of that period.

(6) In determining that period of 40 days no account is to be taken of any time
during which Parliament is dissolved or prorogued or during which both
Houses are adjourned for more than 4 days.

(7) If rules cease to have effect in accordance with sub-paragraph (5)—

(a) 10that does not affect anything done in previous reliance on the rules,

(b) sub-paragraph (1) applies again as if the rules had not been made.

(8) The following provisions do not apply to rules of court made by the Lord
Chancellor under this paragraph—

(a) 15section 3(6) of the Civil Procedure Act 1997 (Parliamentary
procedure for civil procedure rules),

(b) section 56(1), (2) and (4) of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978
(statutory rules procedure).

(9) Until the coming into force of section 85 of the Courts Act 2003, the reference
20in sub-paragraph (8)(a) to section 3(6) of the Civil Procedure Act 1997 is to
be read as a reference to section 3(2) of that Act.

(10) In this paragraph “related rules of court” means rules of court that—

(a) are contained in the same instrument as the rules mentioned in sub-
paragraph (1), and

(b) 25relate specifically to the same kind of proceedings as those rules.

Part 3 “Norwich Pharmacal” and similar jurisdictions

4 Sections 13 and 14 apply in relation to proceedings begun, but not finally
determined, before the coming into force of section 13 (in addition to
30proceedings begun on or after the coming into force of that section).