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Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005
Current version for 9 April 2020 to date (accessed 3 June 2020 at 14:21)
13.4 Frivolous and vexatious proceedings
(cf SCR Part 13, rule 5; DCR Part 11A, rule 3; LCR Part 10A, rule 3)
(1) If in any proceedings it appears to the court that in relation to the proceedings generally or in relation to any claim for relief in the proceedings—(a) the proceedings are frivolous or vexatious, or(b) no reasonable cause of action is disclosed, orthe court may order that the proceedings be dismissed generally or in relation to that claim.(c) the proceedings are an abuse of the process of the court,(2) The court may receive evidence on the hearing of an application for an order under subrule (1).