Rules of the Superior Courts (Order 2)

Type of case / action

1. actions where the plaintiff seeks only to recover a debt or liquidated demand in money payable by the defendant, with or without interest, arising -

(a) upon a contract, express or implied (as, for instance on a bill of exchange, promissory note, or cheque, or other simple contract debt); or
(b) on a bond or contract under seal for payment of a liquidated amount of money; or
(c) on a statute where the sum sought to be recovered is a fixed sum of money or in the nature of a debt other than a penalty; or
(d) on a guarantee, whether under seal or not, where the claim against the principal is in respect of a debt or liquidated demand only; or
(e) on a trust.

2. actions where a landlord seeks to recover possession of land, with or without a claim for rent or mesne profits -

(a) against a tenant whose term has expired or has been duly determined by notice to quit; or
(b) for non-payment of rent.

3. Claims in which the plaintiff in the first instance desires to have an account taken.