7.47 Drawing up and sealing interlocutory order

(1)

A party may draw up an interlocutory order and submit it to the Registrar for sealing.

(2)

Despite subclause (1), a party who obtains an interlocutory order must draw up the order and submit it to the Registrar for sealing if the order—

(a)

affects a person who is not a party; or

(b)

joins a person as a party; or

(c)

directs that it be served on a person.

(3)

If a party elects to have an order sealed, or is required by the court or by these rules to have an order sealed, the following provisions apply:

(a)

the party must file an original order together with sufficient copies so that the party and the other parties who have given an address for service can each receive a duplicate sealed order:

(b)

the order must be in form G 34:

(c)

the order must specify the date on which it was made:

(d)

the Registrar, when satisfied with the form of the order, must sign and seal the original and every copy:

(e)

the Registrar must mark every copy with the word “duplicate”:

(f)

the Registrar must retain the original on the file:

(g)

the party who submitted the order for sealing must promptly serve a sealed copy on every other party who has given an address for service and on any person affected by the order.

Compare: 1908 No 89 Schedule 2 r 257

Rule 7.47(3)(c): amended, on 1 July 2013, by rule 5 of the High Court Amendment Rules (No 2) 2013 (SR 2013/214).