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Civil
1510 of 2021
13 May 2022
Justice Viran Molisa Trief
Jean Tucktat
Vira Talivo - First Defendant; Hugo Belbong - Second Defendant; Tahe Viti - Third Defendant
Jean Rene - Fourth Defendant
Claimant – Mr J. Vohor; Defendants – Ms M.P. Manuariki

DEFAULT JUDGMENT – CLAIM FOR DAMAGES 

WHEREAS on 12 May 2021, the Claimant filed a Claim for an amount of damages to be decided by the Court, and on 26 May 2021, filed proof of service of the Claim on the Third Defendant and on 28 May 2021, filed proof of service of the Claim on the Fourth Defendant and 20 July 2021, filed proof of service of the Claim on the First and Second Defendants AND the Defendants have not filed a Defence within the time required by the Civil Procedure Rules or the Court’s orders AND WHEREAS the Claimant has filed a Request for Default Judgment, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:   

1. Judgment is entered for the Claimant for an amount to be determined.  

2. The Claimant is to file sworn statements as to the quantum of damages and serve together with a copy of this Default Judgment, and file proof of service, by 4pm on 31 May 2022.  

3. The Defendants are to file and serve sworn statements as to the quantum of damages by 4pm on 17 June 2022.  

4. This matter is listed for Hearing as to quantum of damages at 9am on 20 June 2022.   

DATED at Port Vila this 13th day of May 2022

BY THE COURT

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Justice V.M. Trief