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Other costs orders

    (1)     In addition to any other power a court may have in relation to costs, a court may make any order as to costs it considers appropriate to further the overarching purpose.

    (2)     Without limiting subsection (1), the order may—

        (a)     make different awards of costs in relation to different parts of a proceeding or up to or from a specified stage of the proceeding;

        (b)     order that parties bear costs as specified proportions of costs;

        (c)     award a party costs in a specified sum or amount;

        (d)     fix or cap recoverable costs in advance.

    (3)     An order under subsection (1) may be made—

        (a)     at any time in a proceeding;

        (b)     in relation to any aspect of a proceeding, including, but not limited to, any interlocutory proceeding.

S. 65D inserted by No. 62/2012 s. 6.

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