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DIVIDING FENCES ACT 1991 - SECT 24
Recovery of money payable
24 Recovery of money payable
(1) Any money which an adjoining owner is required or liable to pay under this
Act may be recovered as a debt in a court of competent jurisdiction.
any proceedings for the recovery of money, the certificate of the Local Court
or the Civil and Administrative Tribunal as to the making and contents of any
order under section 14 or 17 is evidence of the matters set out in the
(3) The Tribunal may, on the application of an adjoining owner,
make an order determining an amount that the other adjoining owner is required
or liable to pay under this Act (other than an amount the subject of an order
by the Local Court under this Act).
(4) The amount (including any costs
awarded against the other adjoining owner under section 23) may be certified
by the principal registrar of the Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
certificate given under subsection (4) must identify the person liable to pay
the certified amount.
(6) If a certificate given under subsection (4) is
filed in the registry of a court having jurisdiction to give judgment for a
debt of the same amount as the amount stated in the certificate, the
certificate operates as such a judgment.
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