203. The Court's powers in relation to misconduct

(1) The Court may make an order under this Rule where a party or that party's legal representative, in connection with a summary or detailed assessment, fails to comply with a rule, practice direction or Court order, or it appears to the Court that the conduct of a party or that party's legal representative, before or during the proceedings or in the assessment proceedings, was unreasonable or improper.
(2) Where paragraph (1) applies, the Court must disallow all or part of the costs which are being assessed or order the party at fault, or that party's legal representative, to pay costs on the indemnity basis which that party, or legal representative, has caused any other party to incur.
Amended on June 1, 2017