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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 1999 - SCHEDULE 3

SCHEDULE 3 – Dictionary


"account" , for a financial institution, for chapter 19 , see rule 793 .

"account assessment" see rule 644 .

"account assessor" see rule 644 .

"accounting party" , for chapter 14 , part 1 , see rule 530 (2) .

"additional authority" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"address for service" means—

(a) for a plaintiff, applicant or appellant—see rule 17 (4) ; and
(b) for a respondent—the address given under rule 29 ; and
(c) for a defendant—see rule 17 (4) as applied by rule 140 .

"administration charge" means—
(a) the amount set from time to time by a practice direction issued by—
(i) for an enforcement warrant issued by the Supreme Court—the Chief Justice; or
(ii) for an enforcement warrant issued by the District Court—the Chief Judge; or
(iii) for an enforcement warrant issued by a Magistrates Court—the Chief Magistrate; or
(b) if a practice direction is not in force—$3.00.

"ADR costs" , for chapter 9 , part 4 , see rule 313 .

"applicant"
(a) for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A ; or
(b) for chapter 15 , part 7 , see rule 623 ; or
(c) for chapter 21 , see rule 948 .

"application"
1 Each of the following is an
"application"
(a) an application starting a proceeding;
(b) another application.
2 If the court orders a proceeding started by claim to continue as an application, the claim is also an
"application" for these rules.

"application because of default" means an application under chapter 9 , part 1 .

"approved document exchange" means a document exchange approved under rule 102 .

"approved entity" ...

"assessed costs" see rule 679 .

"assessing registrar" , for chapter 17A , see rule 679 .

"attached" to a document includes incorporated into the document.

"Australia" , for chapter 4 , see rule 100 .

"Australian lawyer" , for chapter 17A , see rule 679 .

"beneficiary" , for chapter 15 , parts 10 and 11 , see rule 644 .

"body" , of correspondence, does not include an address, salutation or other text that is generic to correspondence.

"Brisbane registrar" ...

"business day" see the Acts Interpretation Act 1954 , schedule 1 .

"caveator" , for chapter 15 , part 7 , see rule 623 .

"central authority" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"central registry" means—
(a) for the Supreme Court—the registry of the court at Brisbane, Rockhampton, Townsville or Cairns; or
(b) for the District Court—the registry of the court at Brisbane, Rockhampton, Townsville or Cairns; or
(c) for a Magistrates Court—the registry of a Magistrates Court in the central division of the Brisbane District, or at Rockhampton, Townsville or Cairns.

"certificate of account assessment" , for chapter 15 , parts 10 and 11 , see rule 644 .

"certificate of assessment" , for chapter 17A , see rule 679 .

"certificate of service" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"certifying authority" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"civil proceeding" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"claim"
1 A
"claim" is a document under chapter 2 , part 3 starting a proceeding.
2 If the court orders a proceeding started by application to continue as a claim, the application is also a
"claim" for these rules.

"claimant" , for chapter 21 , see rule 948 .

"client" , for chapter 17A , see rule 679 .

"commission" , for chapter 15 , parts 10 and 11 , see rule 644 .

"Commonwealth Act" , for chapter 20A , see rule 947A .

"conciliation certificate" , for chapter 13 , part 9 , division 2A , see rule 522B .

"condition" ...

"contested proceeding" , for chapter 15 , part 8 , see rule 629 .

"costs assessment" see rule 679 .

"costs assessor"
(a) for chapter 15 , parts 10 and 11 , see rule 644 ; or
(b) for chapter 17A , see rule 679 .

"costs of the proceeding" , for chapter 17A , see rule 679 .

"costs statement" see rule 679 .

"decision without an oral hearing" , for chapter 13 , part 6 , see rule 487 .

"de facto spouse" ...

"defence" includes an answer to counterclaim.

"defendant" includes—
(a) a person who is served with a counterclaim; or
(b) a person who is served with a notice claiming a contribution or indemnity; or
(c) a third, fourth or subsequent party; or
(d) for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A ; or
(e) for chapter 14 , part 2 , see rule 544 .

"district"
(a) for the Supreme Court—see the Supreme Court of Queensland Act 1991 , section 57 ; or
(b) for the District Court—see the District Court of Queensland Act 1967 ; or
(c) for a Magistrates Court—see the Magistrates Courts Act 1921 .

"district registry" ...

"earnings" , for chapter 19 , see rule 793 .

"electronically" means by electronic or computer-based means.

"electronically file" ...

"electronic enforcement hearings summons" , for chapter 22 , part 1 , division 4 , see rule 975B .

"electronic enforcement warrant" ...

"electronic judgment" ...

"employer" , for chapter 19 , see rule 793 .

"employment claim" , for chapter 13 , part 9 , division 2A , see rule 522B .

"end of trial enforcement hearing" , for chapter 19 , part 2 , see rule 805 .

"enforceable money order" , for chapter 19 , see rule 793 .

"enforcement creditor"
(a) for chapters 19 and 22, see rule 793 ; or
(b) for chapter 21 , see rule 948 .

"enforcement debtor" , for chapters 19 and 22, see rule 793 .

"enforcement officer" ...

"enforcement warrant"
(a) for chapter 19 , see rule 793 ; or
(b) for chapter 20 , see rule 890 ; or
(c) for chapter 21 , see rule 948 .

"enforcement warrant for regular redirection" , for chapter 19 , part 5 , division 2 , see rule 848 .

"estate"
(a) for chapter 15 generally, see rule 596 ; and
(b) for chapter 15 , parts 10 and 11 , see rule 644 .

"estate account" , for chapter 15 , parts 10 and 11 , see rule 644 .

"exempt property" ...

"foreign grant" , for chapter 15 , part 5 , see rule 615 .

"foreign judicial document" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"forwarding authority" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"fourth person" , for chapter 19 , part 5 , division 2 , see rule 847 (1) (b) .

"grant"
(a) for chapter 15 generally, see rule 596 ; and
(b) for chapter 15 , part 7 , see rule 623 .

"Hague Convention" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"Hague Convention country" see rule 130A .

"imaged document" , for chapter 22 , part 1 , see rule 959A .

"initiating process" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"instalment order" , for chapter 19 , see rule 868 (1) .

"interest" , in a managed investment scheme, see the Corporations Act , section 9 .

"interpleader order" , for chapter 21 , see rule 948 .

"inventory" , for chapter 15 , parts 10 and 11 , see rule 644 .

"issued" ...

"itemised bill" , for chapter 17A , see rule 679 .

"judgment"
(a) for chapter 16 , see rule 659 ; and
(b) for chapter 20A , see rule 947A .

"judgment creditor" , for chapter 20A , see rule 947A .

"judgment debtor" , for chapter 20A , see rule 947A .

"jurat" see rule 432 (3) .

"land" , for chapter 8 , part 4 , see rule 275 .

"limitation period" means a limitation period under the Limitation of Actions Act 1974 .

"local judicial document" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"minor claim"
(a) means a claim for an amount, including interest, of not more than $25,000, whether as a balance or after an admitted set-off, reduction by any amount paid by or credited to the defendant, abandonment of any excess, or otherwise; but
(b) does not include a claim for a liquidated demand mentioned in the QCAT Act , schedule 3 , definition
"minor civil dispute" , paragraph 1(a).

"minor debt claim" ...

"money order" ...

"non-money order" ...

"notice to support a caveat" , for chapter 15 , part 7 , see rule 623 .

"oath" see the Acts Interpretation Act 1954 , schedule 1 .

"offer" , for chapter 9 , part 5 , see rule 352 .

"offer to settle" ...

"officer" , of a corporation, includes a former officer of the corporation.

"order" , except for chapter 8 , part 2 , division 2 , includes a judgment, direction, decision or determination of a court whether final or otherwise.

"order debt" , for chapters 19 and 22, see rule 793 .

"part 2 order" , for chapter 8 , part 2 , see rule 255A .

"partner" , for chapter 19 , see rule 793 .

"partnership" see the Partnership Act 1891 .

"party"
(a) for chapter 15 , parts 10 and 11 , see rule 644 ; and
(b) for chapter 17A , see rule 679 .

"person under a legal incapacity" ...

"person with impaired capacity" ...

"plaintiff" includes a party who files—
(a) a counterclaim; or
(b) a third party notice or a notice joining a fourth or subsequent party; or
(c) a notice claiming a contribution or indemnity.

"pleading" means—
(a) for a plaintiff—a concise statement in a claim of the material facts on which the plaintiff relies; or
(b) for a defendant—the defence stated in a notice of intention to defend or a defence;
and includes a joinder of issue and an affidavit ordered to stand as a pleading.

"prescribed interest" ...

"principal registrar"
(a) of a Magistrates Court—means the principal clerk of courts appointed under the Justices Act 1886 , section 22D (1) ; or
(b) of the District Court—means the principal registrar of the District Court appointed under the District Court of Queensland Act 1967 , section 36 (1) ; or
(c) of the Supreme Court—means the principal registrar of the Supreme Court appointed under the Supreme Court of Queensland Act 1991 , section 69 (1) .

"proceeding" , for chapter 9 , part 5 , see rule 352 .

"property" , for chapter 21 , see rule 948 .

"public trustee" , for chapter 15 , see rule 596 .

"question" , for chapter 13 , part 5 , see rule 482 .

"referred dispute" , for chapter 9 , part 4 , see rule 313 .

"registrar"
(a) for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A ; and
(b) for chapter 9 , part 4 , see rule 313 ; and
(c) for chapter 13 , part 9 , division 2A , see rule 522B ; and
(d) for schedules 1 and 2 , means—
(i) an assessing registrar within the meaning of rule 679 ; or
(ii) a costs assessor appointed under rule 743L ; and
(e) otherwise, for a court, includes a deputy registrar of the court or person other than the registrar who discharges the duties and performs the functions conferred on the registrar under these rules.

"regular debt" , for chapter 19 , part 5 , division 2 , see rule 848 (3) .

"regular deposit" , for chapter 19 , part 5 , division 2 , see rule 847 (1) (b) .

"relevant application" , for chapter 12 , see rule 449 .

"relevant court" , for chapter 17A , part 4 , see rule 743 .

"request for service abroad" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"request for service in Queensland" , for chapter 4 , part 7 , division 3 , see rule 130A .

"respondent"
(a) for chapter 14 , part 5 , see rule 586 ; or
(b) for chapter 20 , part 7 , see rule 921 .

"review application" , for chapter 14 , part 4 , see rule 564 .

"script" , for chapter 15 , part 8 , see rule 629 .

"sealed copy" means a copy stamped with the seal of the court.

"seize" , for real property, includes seize under rule 828 (5) .

"senior judicial officer" ...

"service provider" , for chapter 22 , part 1 , see rule 959B .

"set aside" means—
(a) for a document—the document can not be relied on in a proceeding; or
(b) for anything else—the thing stops having effect.

"simplified procedures" for Magistrates Courts, see rule 515 (1) .

"spouse" , for chapter 15 , see rule 596 .

"stakeholder" , for chapter 21 , see rule 948 .

"stamp" , in relation to a court seal, includes electronically stamp.

"subpoena for production" means a subpoena for the person specified to produce a document or thing.

"subpoena for production and to give evidence" means a subpoena for the person specified to produce a document or thing and give evidence.

"subpoena to give evidence" means a subpoena for the person specified to give evidence.

"swear" see the Acts Interpretation Act 1954 , schedule 1 .

"the Act" , for chapter 13 , part 9 , division 2A , see rule 522B .

"the Act" , for chapter 14 , part 4 , see rule 564 .

"the court"
(a) for chapter 20A , part 2 , see rule 947C ; and
(b) otherwise, see rule 3 (2) .

"third person"
(a) for chapter 19 generally, see rule 793 ; or
(b) for chapter 19 , part 5 , division 2 , see rule 847 (1) (a) .

"trustee"
(a) for chapter 15 , parts 10 and 11 , see rule 644 ; or
(b) for chapter 17A , see rule 679 .

"will" , for chapter 15 , see rule 596 .

"writ of habeas corpus" , for chapter 14 , part 5 , see rule 586 .

"wrongful death proceeding" means a proceeding under the Civil Proceedings Act 2011 , part 10 .

"young person" ...



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