Rule 264

An opportunity to be heard

Rules of Procedure

Part 5 – General provisions

Chapter 1 – General procedural provisions

Rule 264 – An opportunity to be heard

Where these Rules provide that a party shall or may be given an opportunity to be heard before the Court makes an order or takes some action, the Court shall or may (as the case may be) request the parties to provide written submissions within a specified period and/or shall or may invite the parties to an oral hearing on a fixed date by the Court. The Court may also order that a hearing takes place by telephone or video conference. Rules 105 and 106 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

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