198. Standard basis

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(1) Where the amount of costs is to be assessed on the standard basis, the Court will only allow costs which are proportionate to the matters in issue and are reasonably incurred and reasonable in amount.
(2) The Court will resolve any doubt which it may have as to whether costs assessed on the standard basis are reasonably incurred and reasonable and proportionate in amount in favour of the paying party.