—(1) Payment of money into court shall effectually exonerate therefrom the person making the payment.
(2) Every application to the court shall, except where it is otherwise expressed, be by summonsin chambers.
(3) On an application by a purchaser, notice shall be served in the first instance on the vendor.
(4) On an application by a vendor, notice shall be served in the first instance on the purchaser.
(5) On any application, notice shall be served on such persons, if any, as the court thinks fit.
(6) The court shall have full power and discretion to make such order as it thinks fit respecting the costs, charges or expenses of all or any of the parties to any application.
—(1) An order of the court under any statutory or other jurisdiction shall not, as against a purchaser, be invalidated on the ground of want of jurisdiction, or of want of any concurrence, consent, notice or service, whether the purchaser has notice of any such want or not.
(2) This section shall apply to all orders made before, on or after 1st August 1886, except any order which was before that date set aside or determined to be invalid on any ground, and except any order as regards which an action or proceeding was at that date pending for having it set aside or determined to be invalid.