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Definitions for ch 17A

679 Definitions for ch 17A

In this chapter—

"assessed costs" means costs and disbursements assessed under this chapter.

"assessing registrar" means a registrar approved to assess costs by—

(a) for the Supreme Court—the Chief Justice; or
(b) for the District Court—the Chief Judge of the District Court; or
(c) for a Magistrates Court—the Chief Magistrate.

"Australian lawyer" see the Legal Profession Act 2007 , section 5 (1) .

"Brisbane registrar" ...

"certificate of assessment" means a certificate under rule 737 .

"client" see the Legal Profession Act 2007 , section 334 .

"costs assessment" means assessment of a costs statement or itemised bill under this chapter.

"costs assessor" means—
(a) a costs assessor appointed under rule 743L ; or
(b) except in parts 4 and 5 , an assessing registrar.

"costs of the proceeding" mean costs of all the issues in the proceeding and includes—
(a) costs ordered to be costs of the proceeding; and
(b) costs of complying with the necessary steps before starting the proceeding; and
(c) costs incurred before or after the start of the proceeding for successful or unsuccessful negotiations for settlement of the dispute.

"costs statement" means a costs statement mentioned in rule 705 .

"itemised bill" see the Legal Profession Act 2007 , section 300 .

"party" includes a person not a party to a proceeding by or to whom assessed costs of the proceeding are payable.

"registrar" ...

"trustee" includes a personal representative of a deceased individual.

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