Civil Procedure Bench Book

Access our bench book and other resources relevant to the Civil Procedure Act 2010.

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The Civil Procedure Bench Book contains explanations and commentary on various forms of negligence and other torts, the use and assessment of evidence, and calculation of damages.


Additional resources


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    Costs Fact Sheet

    This fact sheet summarises the Court’s powers to make costs orders under Part 4.5 of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (‘CPA’) and provides guidance on use of the various ‘costs levers’. The CPA grants the Court broad powers to make orders as to costs, including orders for legal practitioners to disclose their costs to the Court, other parties, and their own clients.
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