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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 1999 - REG 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—
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
"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
(a) costs ordered to be costs of the proceeding; and
(b) costs of
complying with the necessary steps before starting the proceeding; and
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.
"trustee" includes a personal representative of a deceased individual.
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