|338||Title:||SMALL CLAIMS TRIBUNAL ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||17||Heading:||Judgment in default of appearance||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) If a defendant fails to appear at the hearing, by himself or a person authorized by the tribunal to appear on his behalf, the claimant may apply for judgment.
(2) An application for entry of judgment under subsection (1) may be supported by an affidavit verifying facts relied on.
(3) Upon application made under subsection (1), the tribunal shall, if it is satisfied that the claimant is entitled to judgment, order judgment to be entered.
(4) Judgment shall not be entered against a defendant under this section unless the tribunal is satisfied that a copy of the written claim and the notice of hearing have been served on the defendant under section 14(2).