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Rules of the Superior Courts

Amendment to: Order 22
S.I. No. 255 of 2016: Rules of the Superior Courts (Chancery and Non-Jury Actions and other designated proceedings: Pre-trial procedures) 2016


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2. The Rules of the Superior Courts are amended:

      (i) by the substitution for sub-rule (1) of rule 1 of Order 22 of the following sub-rule:

        "(1) In any action for a debt or damages (other than an action to which Section 1(1) of the Courts Act 1988 applies) or in an admiralty action the defendant may—

            (a) at any time after he has entered an appearance in the action and


              (i) before it is set down for trial or

              (ii) in the case of proceedings subject to case management under Part II of Order 63C, within four weeks of the fixing of a trial date or


            (b) at any later time by leave of the Court, upon notice to the plaintiff,
pay into Court a sum of money in satisfaction of the amount recoverable by the plaintiff from the defendant in the claim or (where several causes of action are joined in one action) in satisfaction of the amount recoverable by the plaintiff from the defendant in one or more of the causes of action.