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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 2.42

Dealing with money paid into Court

             (1)  Money paid into Court in a proceeding must:

                     (a)  if the Court has made an order under subrule (2)--be paid, credited or applied in accordance with the order; or

                     (b)  if paragraph (a) does not apply--be paid into the Litigants' Fund.

             (2)  A party may apply to the Court for an order:

                     (a)  that money paid, or to be paid, into Court be paid, credited or applied in a manner other than by payment into the Litigants' Fund; and

                     (b)  in relation to the disbursement of any interest earned on the money.

Note:          As soon as practicable after money has been paid into Court in a proceeding, the relevant District Registrar will give a notice to each party stating that the money has been received and giving details of how the money has been paid, credited or applied.



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