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312. Default judgment

(1) Judgment in default of a defence may be obtained where the defendant:
(a) at the date on which judgment is entered has not filed a defence and the relevant time for doing so has expired; or
(b) has filed a counterclaim and at the date on which judgment is entered a defence has not been filed and the relevant time for doing so has expired.
(2) A default judgment on a money claim may include interest as provided for by a practice direction.
(3) The provisions of Rules 40 and 41 apply to default judgments entered in the Small Claims Division.
(4) A default judgment will be made available to the applicant through the eCourts Platform and will be served by the registry on all other parties to the proceeding by any method permitted under Part 4 of these Rules.