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10. In Rule 43 after paragraph (1) insert the following paragraphs—
“(1A) Subject to paragraph (1B) the Accountant General shall, on receipt of a written request to pay money in accordance with paragraph (1), pay—
(i)by cheque crossed “not negotiable” to the plaintiff; or
(ii)to a bank in the United Kingdom by means of the Bankers' Automated Clearing System for the credit of the account of the plaintiff at that bank.
(1B) The written request under paragraph (1A) above shall, where payment is to be made under sub-paragraph (ii) of that paragraph, provide the necessary details of the plaintiff’s bank and account.
(1C) In cases where—
(i)the plaintiff does not have an account which is suitable for the receipt of funds by means of the Bankers' Automated Clearing System; or
(ii)there is a written request from the plaintiff for the payment to be made by cheque;
the Accountant General shall make the payment by a cheque crossed “not negotiable” to the plaintiff by post.
(1D) The Accountant General may, if he thinks fit, refuse to make a payment by means of the Bankers' Automated Clearing System in any individual case if the plaintiff fails to provide him with sufficient information under paragraph (1B) above or for another good reason.”.
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