The claimant said she had been falsely imprisoned by the defendant taxi driver.
A stay prevented a party from moving forward in proceedings, but did not stop time running for all purposes, including under CCR Ord 7 rule 20 which was a self contained code for extending the period of validity of a summons.
Times 28-Mar-2000,  EWCA Civ 78
England and Wales
Litigation Practice, Torts – Other
Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.77713