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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 1999 - REG 900

Undertakings

900 Undertakings

(1) An undertaking, other than for the payment of money, may be enforced in 1 or more of the following ways—
(a) punishment for contempt of the person liable under the undertaking;
(b) seizing property of the person liable under the undertaking under rule 917 ;
(c) if the person liable under the undertaking is a corporation, without limiting paragraphs (a) and (b) , either or both of the following—
(i) punishment for contempt of any officer of the corporation;
(ii) seizing property of any officer of the corporation under rule 917 .
(2) An undertaking for the payment of money may be enforced as if it were a money order.
(3) If a party is in breach of an undertaking, another party may apply for compensation to the court in the proceeding in which the undertaking was given.
(4) If the court decides that a party is in breach of an undertaking and that another party has sustained a loss because of the breach for which the party in breach should pay the other party compensation, the court may give judgment against the party who is in breach for the amount the court decides should be paid.



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