Form 16-Defence

Form 16-Defence

Form 16.

O.8, r.4


(Plead as required by the Rules, for example -

1. The defendant denies etc.)\ (or)

(where one of two or more defendants,


1. This defendant denies etc.)

(Follow the prescribed form of conclusion of documents for use by a party, Form 4, and, where Order 8 Rule 24 applies, add:


On . . . , 20. . . , I (name) of (address) (occupation) say on oath:

1. I am the defendant.

2. The defence set out above is true in substance and in fact.

Sworn etc.)

(For a defence to a cross-claim see the prescribed form of defence and cross-claim, Form 20.)

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