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Common Law Procedure Act 1852

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XXIXThe Defendant may appear at any Time before Judgment and if he appear after the Time specified either in the Writ of Summons, or in any Rule or Order to proceed as if personal Service had been effected, he shall, after Notice of such Appearance to the Plaintiff or his Attorney, as the Case may be, be in the same Position as to Pleadings and other Proceedings in the Action as if he had appeared in Time: Provided always, that a Defendant appearing after the Time appointed by the Writ shall not be entitled to any further Time for pleading or any other Proceeding than if he had appeared within such appointed Time.

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