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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 (SLI NO 134 OF 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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