Rule 316

Invitation to intervene

Rules of Procedure

Part 5 – General provisions

Chapter 6 – Parties to proceedings

Section 5 – Intervention

Rule 316 – Invitation to intervene
  1. The judge-rapporteur or the presiding judge may, of his own motion after hearing the parties, or on a reasoned request from a party, invite any person concerned by the outcome of the dispute to inform the Court, within a period to be specified, whether he wishes to intervene in the proceedings.
  2. If the person wishes to intervene, he shall present his Application to intervene within one month of service of the invitation and his Statement in intervention within such further period to be specified by the judge-rapporteur or the presiding judge. Rules 313.3, .4, 314 and 315 shall apply mutatis mutandis.
  3. An intervener shall be bound by the decision in the action.

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Rule 316A – Forced intervention