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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 9.04

Joinder of persons with common liability

             (1)  If relief is claimed against a respondent who is both jointly and severally liable with another person, the other person need not be made a respondent to the proceeding.

             (2)  If 2 or more persons may be jointly, but not severally, liable and relief is claimed against some, but not all, of the persons, a respondent may apply to the Court for an order that the proceeding be stayed until each person who is jointly liable is made a respondent to the proceeding.



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