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Contents (1970 - 01)
Supreme Court Rules 1970
Current version for 8 December 2017 to date (accessed 22 May 2018 at 12:13)
47   Commencement of proceedings with no defendant
(cf former Part 78, rules 40 and 41)
If there is no defendant, the proceedings must be commenced by summons, and may be dealt with by the registrar in the absence of the public and without any attendance by or on behalf of any person.