Chapter 4
Draft Crown Civil Proceedings Bill and commentary

Title and commencement

Clause 1 – Title

1 Title

This Act is the Crown Civil Proceedings Act 2015.


The title identifies what properly falls within the scope of the Bill. The inclusion of “Civil” in the title confirms that that Bill only deals with civil proceedings involving the Crown.

Clause 2 – CommencementTop

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.