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FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - RULE 17.04

Order for payment of money

             (1)  This rule applies if a person is ordered by the court (other than by way of consent) to pay money and:

                     (a)  the person is not present, or represented by a lawyer, in court when the order is made; or

                     (b)  the order is made in chambers.

             (2)  The person must be served with a sealed copy of the order:

                     (a)  if the order imposes a fine--by the Marshal or other officer of the court; or

                     (b)  in any other case--by the person who benefits from the order.

Note:          A party must not personally serve another party by hand but may be present when service takes place (see subrule 7.06(3)). For service of documents generally, see Chapter 7.



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