1. This Practice Direction applies to applications for leave or special leave to appeal and applications for removal pursuant to s40 of the Judiciary Act 1903 filed after 1 January 2011.
2. Except as provided by this Practice Direction the names of the parties in applications shall be identical to the names used to identify the relevant parties in the judgment pronounced by the Court below.
- 3. Where, in proceedings before the Court below:
(a) a party was identified by the use of initials or a pseudonym; or
(b) the publication or disclosure of the name of a party was prohibited by operation of a statute or order of a Court; or
(c) the judgment published by the Court below used a pseudonym title for the names of the parties
the applicant shall use the initials or pseudonym in any application filed in this Court. The use of initials or a pseudonym will continue in proceedings in this Court unless a contrary order is made by the Court or a Justice.
2 November 2010