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HMRC internal manual

Debt Management and Banking Manual

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Summary proceedings (Sc): Full or part payment by cash, debit card or certified cheque on the calling date

Payment of claim in full on calling date

Either immediately before or at the hearing on the calling date, if the defender pays the claim in full (either including or excluding the costs) you should

  • issue receipts as necessary and
  • advise the court that the case is withdrawn following payment.

Defender refuses to pay costs

Where the defender refuses to pay the costs in this situation

  • do not ask the court for decree for costs alone.

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Part payment on calling date

Where the defender pays only part of the claim by cash, by debit card or certified cheque (DMBM675100) you should

  • accept the payment on account of your claim and
  • ask the court to grant decree for the balance of the claim plus outlays.(DMBM675100)