229. Recovery of awards for multiple damages.

229.     Recovery of awards for multiple damages.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Protecting against the Effects of the Extraterritorial Application of Third Country Legislation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1660, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

Where a court of an overseas country has given a judgment for multiple damages1 on or after 20 March 19802 against a qualifying defendant3 and an amount on account of the damages has been paid4 by the qualifying defendant either to the party in whose favour