Rule 303

Plurality of defendants

Rules of Procedure

Part 5 – General provisions

Chapter 6 – Parties to proceedings

Section 1 – Plurality of parties

Rule 303 – Plurality of defendants
  1. Proceedings may be started against a plurality of defendants if the Court has competence in respect of all of them.
  2. The Court may separate the proceedings into two or more separate proceedings against different defendants.
  3. Where the Court orders a separation of proceedings under paragraph 2, the claimants in the new proceedings shall pay a new court fee in accordance with Part 6, unless the Court decides otherwise.

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