In all other cases the party entitled to a judgment by default shall apply to the court therefore.

entitled to a judgment by default = automatically, without having to examine the legitimacy of their claim put in?

It seems to relate to civil cases where the defendant does not respond to the action or show up in court. For more details, check the 'net, eg www.answers.com/topic/judgment-by-default

Best wishes, Clive

judgment by default

: a judgment entered as a result of the failure of a party to appear or to file a pleading or to perform some other act of an interlocutory nature required by law within the time allowed

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