(1) At the first court date, the Court or a Registrar must give directions for the conduct of the proceeding.
(2) Without limiting subrule (1), the Court or a Registrar may:
(a) determine the documents and matters to be included in the appeal papers and the order of inclusion; and
(b) determine what documents and matters were before the Tribunal; and
(c) settle the index; and
(d) determine the number of copies of the appeal papers required; and
(e) direct the joinder of parties; and
(f) direct the place and time of hearing.