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Practice Direction No. 3 of 2010 Written Evidence Supporting Security for Costs Applications

Practice Direction No. 3 of 2010 Written Evidence Supporting Security for Costs Applications

September 5, 2010

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IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE

DIFC COURTS

PRACTICE DIRECTION NO. 3 OF 2010

Written Evidence Supporting Security for Costs Applications

Citation

This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of issue. It may be cited as Practice Direction 3 of 2010 — Written Evidence Supporting Security For Costs Applications and may be abbreviated to PD 3/2010.

Security for Costs

1. This Practice Direction should be read in conjunction with DIFC Law No. 10 of 2004 and The Rules of the DIFC Courts (“RDC”) and in particular RDC Part 38 (General Rules About Costs) and RDC Part 25.99.

2. Written evidence in support of an application for security for costs under RDC Part 25.99 must set out as a minimum the grounds on which security is sought and any factors relevant to the exercise of the Courts’ discretion, such as location of the claimant’s assets and any practical difficulties in enforcing any order for costs and must set out in detail with regard to costs already incurred, the elements described in RDC Part 38.35 and with regard to anticipated future costs, an estimate calculated by reference to the elements described in RDC Part 38.35. Such written evidence must be signed by the party or his legal representative pursuant to RDC Part 38.36.

 
Chief Justice of the DIFC Courts
Date: 5 September 2010

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