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HMRC internal manual

Debt Management and Banking Manual

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Summary proceedings (Sc): Payment in full before the calling date

Payment including costs

If the defender pays the claim in full including the costs by

  • cash
  • debit card or
  • certified cheque (DMBM675100)

before the calling date (DMBM675100) you should

  • notify the court in writing that the claim has been paid and that the case is withdrawn The court will note its records and you will not be required to attend court on the calling date.
  • bring the payment to account
  • complete the costs record as necessary (DMBM677020 etc.)
  • note the appropriate computer records.

Payment without costs

Where the defender pays the claim in full excluding the costs by cash, by debit card orcertified cheque before the calling date you should

  • notify the court, in writing, that the claim has been paid and the case is withdrawn. The court will note its records and you will not be required to attend court on the calling date
  • bring the payment to account
  • complete the costs record as necessary (DMBM677020 etc.)
  • note the appropriate computer records accordingly
  • make one application for payment of the costs and if they are not paid
  • (This content has been withheld because of exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000)
  • complete the costs record as necessary and
  • note the appropriate computer records.