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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 1999 - REG 741

Costs may be set off

741 Costs may be set off

(1) If a party entitled to be paid costs is also liable to pay costs and the costs have been assessed, the registrar may—
(a) set off 1 amount against the other and, by order, direct by whom any balance is payable; or
(b) decline to make an order for costs the party is entitled to be paid until the party has paid the amount the party is liable to pay.
(2) Costs may be set off under subrule (1) even though a solicitor for a party has a lien for costs of the proceeding.



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