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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 18.04

Default by claimant

             (1)  A stakeholder may apply to the Court for an order that the claimant and those claiming under the claimant be barred from starting or continuing a proceeding against the stakeholder and those claiming under the stakeholder if:

                     (a)  a claimant has been served with an application for relief by way of interpleader and does not appear at the hearing; or

                     (b)  a claimant does not comply with an order made on the application.

             (2)  An order under subrule (1) does not affect the claimants' rights amongst themselves.



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