57 Majority verdicts in civil proceedings
(1) Where the jury in civil proceedings have retired for more than 4 hours and they are unable to agree on their verdict:
(a) in the case of a jury consisting of 4 persons, the decision of 3 jurors, or
(b) in the case of a jury consisting of 12 persons or, pursuant to section 22 (b), 9, 10 or 11 persons, the decision of 8 jurors,
shall be taken as the verdict of all.
(2) A reference in this section to a verdict includes a reference to an answer to any specific question put to the jury by the court.