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Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982

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Certified copies of judgments

2(1)Any interested party who wishes to secure the enforcement in another part of the United Kingdom of any non-money provisions contained in a judgment may apply for a certified copy of the judgment.

(2)The application shall be made in the prescribed manner to the proper officer of the original court, that is to say—

(a)in relation to a judgment within paragraph (a) of the definition of "judgment" in section 18(2), the court by which the judgment or order was given or made ;

(b)in relation to a judgment within paragraph (b) of that definition, the court in which the judgment or order is entered;

(c)in relation to a judgment within paragraph (c) of that definition, the court in whose books the document is registered ;

(d)in relation to a judgment within paragraph (d) of that definition, the tribunal by which the award or order was made ;

(e)in relation to a judgment within paragraph (e) of that definition, the court which gave the judgment or made Ifie order by virtue of which the award has become enforceable as mentioned in that paragraph.

3A certified copy of a judgment shall not be issued under this Schedule unless under the law of the part of the United Kingdom in which the judgment was given—

(a)either—

(i)the time for bringing an appeal against the judgment has expired, no such appeal having been brought within that time ; or

(ii)such an appeal having been brought within that time, that appeal has been finally disposed of ; and

(b)enforcement of the judgment is not for the time being stayed or suspended, and the time available for its enforcement has not expired.

4(1)Subject to paragraph 3, on an application under paragraph 2 the proper officer shall issue to the applicant—

(a)a certified copy of the judgment (including any money pro visions or excepted provisions which it may contain); and

(b)a certificate stating that the conditions specified in paragraph 3(a) and (b) are satisfied in relation to the judgment.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1)(a) " excepted provision " means any provision of a judgment which is excepted from the application of section 18 by subsection (5) of that section.

(3)There may be issued under this Schedule (simultaneously or at different times)—

(a)more than one certified copy of the same judgment; and

(b)more than one certificate in respect of the same judgment.

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