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SUPREME COURT CIVIL PROCEDURE ACT 1932 - SECT 170

PART X - Enforcement in Tasmania of Judgments Obtained in Superior Courts in Other Parts of His Majesty's Dominions Interpretation

In this Part, unless the contrary intention appears –
a judge means a judge of the Supreme Court of Tasmania sitting in Court or in chambers;
judgment means any judgment or order given or made by a court in any civil proceedings, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, whereby any sum of money is payable; and includes an award in proceedings on an arbitration, if the award has, in pursuance of the law in force in the place where it was made, become enforceable in the same manner as a judgment given by a court in that place;
judgment creditor means the person by whom the judgment was obtained, and includes the successors and assigns of that person;
judgment debtor means the person against whom the judgment was given, and includes any person against whom the judgment is enforceable in the place where it was given;
original court , in relation to any judgment, means the court by which the judgment was given;
superior court includes the High Court of Justice in England, the Court of Session in Scotland, and the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland, and any court in any part of His Majesty's dominions having original civil jurisdiction as a superior court or declared by the legislature thereof to be a superior court.



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