Rule 71 - Closing of case files

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1. Once the period for filing an appeal on a decision on the merits and any other decisions or orders in the same case has lapsed the Deputy-Registrar shall close the case file.
2. To close the case file, the Deputy-Registrar shall perform the following tasks:
(a) ensure that all required procedural tasks pertaining to the case file are executed;
(b) invite the parties to claim within 1 month any physical exhibits provided to the court in case such evidence has not been returned and notifying the parties that in case such physical exhibits have not been collected within 1 month, the court will dispose of it at the cost of the party who had deposited it;
(c) mark the case file as closed, indicating of the date of the closure.
(Ref.: R. 354 RoP)