(1) If a party is absent when a proceeding is called on for trial, another party may apply to the Court for an order that:
(a) if the absent party is the applicant:
(i) the application be dismissed; or
(ii) the application be adjourned; or
(iii) the trial proceed only if specified steps are taken; or
(b) if the absent party is the respondent:
(i) the hearing proceed generally or in relation to a particular aspect of the application; or
(ii) the hearing be adjourned; or
(iii) the trial proceed only if specified steps are taken.
(2) If a trial proceeds in a party's absence and during or at the conclusion of the trial an order is made, the party who was absent may apply to the Court for an order:
(a) setting aside or varying the order; and
(b) for the further conduct of the proceeding.