PART 37 - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS ABOUT PAYMENTS INTO COURT
|Money paid into court under a court order||Rule 37.1|
|Money paid into court where defendant wishes to rely on a defence of tender before claim||Rule 37.2|
|Payment out of money paid into court||Rule 37.3|
|Payment into court under enactments||Rule 37.4|
Money paid into court under a court order
Money paid into court where defendant wishes to rely on a defence of tender before claim
(1) Where a defendant wishes to rely on a defence of tender before claim (GL) he must make a payment into court of the amount he says was tendered.
(2) If the defendant does not make a payment in accordance with paragraph (1), the defence of tender before claim will not be available to him until he does so.
Payment out of money paid into court
(1) Money paid into court under a court order or in support of a defence of tender before claim (GL) may not be paid out without the court's permission except where –
(a) a Part 36 offer is accepted without needing the permission of the court; and
(b) the defendant agrees that a sum paid into court by him should be used to satisfy the offer (in whole or in part).
(Rule 36.11 sets out when the court's permission is required to accept a Part 36 offer)
Payment into court under enactments
A practice direction may set out special provisions with regard to payments into court under various enactments.