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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 1999 - REG 709A

Failure to serve costs statement

709A Failure to serve costs statement

(1) If a party entitled to be paid costs does not serve a costs statement under rule 705 within a reasonable time, the party liable to pay the costs may, by notice, require the other party to serve a costs statement under rule 705 .
(2) If the party entitled to be paid costs does not serve a costs statement under rule 705 within 30 days after service of a notice under subrule (1) , the court may direct the party entitled to be paid costs to serve a costs statement under rule 705 within a stated time.
(3) If the party entitled to be paid costs does not comply with the court’s direction, the court may—
(a) either—
(i) set aside the costs order; or
(ii) allow costs in a fixed amount, which may be nominal; and
(b) order the party to pay to another party costs incurred because of the failure to comply with the direction.



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