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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 15.02

Starting cross-claim

             (1)  A respondent who wants to start a cross-claim against any party or person must file a notice of cross-claim, in accordance with Form 31.

             (2)  A notice of cross-claim must include the following:

                     (a)  the cross-claimant's name and address;

                     (b)  the cross-claimant's address for service that is the same as in the principal proceeding;

                     (c)  if a cross-claimant sues in a representative capacity--a statement of that fact.

Note 1:       Principal proceeding is defined in the Dictionary.

Note 2:       A respondent who starts a cross-claim is the cross-claimant. The party or person against whom the cross-claim is brought is the cross-respondent.

Note 3:       The Registrar will fix a return date and place for hearing and endorse those details on the notice of cross-claim.



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