Rule 315 – Statement in intervention

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1. If an Application to intervene is admissible, the judge-rapporteur or the presiding judge shall:

(a) inform the parties to proceedings; and

(b) specify a period within which the intervener may lodge a Statement in intervention.

2. The Registry shall as soon as practicable serve on the intervener any written pleading served by the parties. On a reasoned request by a party the Court may for the protection of confidential information order that a pleading or part of a pleading be disclosed only to certain named persons and subject to appropriate terms of non-disclosure.

3. The Statement in intervention shall contain:

(a) a statement as to the issues involving the intervener and one or more of the parties, and their connection to the matters in dispute;

(b) the arguments of law; and

(c) the facts and evidence relied on.

4. The intervener shall be treated as a party, unless otherwise ordered by the Court.