Rule 151

Start of proceedings for cost decision

Rules of Procedure

Part 1 – Procedures before the Court of First Instance

Chapter 5 – Procedure for cost decision

Rule 151 – Start of proceedings for cost decision

Where the successful party (hereinafter “the applicant”) wishes to seek a cost decision, it shall within one month of service of the decision lodge an Application for a cost decision which shall contain:

(a) particulars in accordance with Rule 13.1(a) to (d);

(b) the date of the decision and the action number of the file;

(c) a statement as to whether the decision on the merits is the subject of an appeal, if known at the date of the Application;

(d) an indication of the costs for which compensation is requested, which may include recovery of court fees and costs of representation, of witnesses, of experts, and other expenses; and

(e) the preliminary estimate of the legal costs that the party submitted pursuant to Rule 118.5.

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Rule 11 – Settlement

Rule 150 – Separate proceedings for cost decision

Rule 156 – Further procedure