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Supreme Court Rules 1970
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 23 August 2017 at 04:41)
35   Commencement of contentious proceedings
(cf former Part 78, rule 36)
Subject to rule 72, contentious proceedings must be commenced:
(a)  by statement of claim, if there is a defendant, or
(b)  by summons, if there is no defendant.