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In a case on appeal to the high court which we won can you

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in a case on appeal to the high court which we won can you go for damages for tespass at the same time as you apply for court costs cheers Brian
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 2 years ago.
No, you cannot. You would need to have included as part of your claim a claim for damages for trespass, and the order of the High Court on the appeal would need to include a specific reference to damages. Otherwise you can only claim the court costs

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