AUTHENTICATION AND FILING OF DOCUMENTS
1 Filing of documents
1. Except where otherwise provided by these Rules or unless the Court otherwise orders, a document is filed by the document being lodged with the Clerk assigned to the Court area in which the claim must be brought or the application made.
2 Validity of claim notice, counterclaim or third party notice
2. A claim notice, counterclaim or third party notice is valid for all purposes if it has, where necessary, been stamped to record payment of any applicable court fee, and bears the allocated Court number and the date of filing.
3 Authentication of documents in civil proceedings
(2) A certified copy of a document mentioned in sub-rule (1) may be provided on payment of any applicable charges to:
4 Orders signed by Judge
5 Issue of duplicates
5. (1) Where it appears to the Court that an original judgment, order or warrant in civil proceedings has been lost or destroyed or is unavailable to the parties, or to the party entitled to it, the Court may issue a duplicate of the judgment, order or warrant.