|319||Title:||FOREIGN JUDGMENTS (RECIPROCAL ENFORCEMENT) ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||25 of 1998 s. 2|
|Section:||12||Heading:||Issue of certificates of judgments obtained in the Colony||Version Date:||01/07/1997|
Amendments retroactively made-see 25 of 1998 s. 2
Where a judgment under which a sum of money is payable, not being a sum payable in respect of taxes or other charges of a like nature or in respect of a fine or other penalty, has been entered in the Court of First Instance against any person and the judgment creditor is desirous of enforcing the judgment in a foreign country to which the provisions of this Ordinance apply, the court shall, on an application made by the judgment creditor and on payment of such fee as may be fixed for the purposes of this section by rules of court made under the High Court Ordinance (Cap 4) as modified by section 5 of this Ordinance issue to the judgment creditor a certified copy of the judgment, together with a certificate containing such particulars with respect to the action, including the causes of action, and the rate of interest, if any, payable on the sum payable under the judgment, as may be prescribed: (Amended 92 of 1975 s. 58; 25 of 1998 s. 2)
Provided that, where execution of a judgment is stayed for any period pending an appeal or for any other reason, an application shall not be made under this section with respect to the judgment until the expiration of that period.