Varying or setting aside consent orders

This practice note describes the circumstances in which the court has jurisdiction to vary or set aside a consent order. This includes looking at the court's power to vary or revoke a Tomlin order and the agreement or schedule annexed to the order. It refers to case law on setting aside consent orders and case law on varying consent orders by extending time or granting relief. It also considers the timing and manner of applying to set aside or vary a consent order.

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