(1) A party may apply for an order that another person pay costs.
(2) An application for costs may be made:
(a) at any stage during a case; or
(b) by filing an Application in a Case within 28 days after the final order is made.
(3) A party applying for an order for costs on an indemnity basis must inform the court if the party is bound by a costs agreement in relation to those costs and, if so, the terms of the costs agreement.
Note 1: The court may make an order for costs on its own initiative (see rule 1.10).
Note 2: A party may apply for an order for costs within 28 days after the filing of a notice of discontinuance by the other party (see subrule 10.11(4)).
Note 3: A party may apply for an extension of time to make an application (see rule 1.14).
Note 4: For costs orders related to appeals, see Part 22.10.
(4) In making an order for costs, the court may set a time for payment of the costs that may be before the case is finished.