(1) A person who wants to start a proceeding in the Court's original jurisdiction must file an originating application, in accordance with Form 15.
(2) An originating application must include:
(a) the applicant's name and address; and
(b) the applicant's address for service; and
(c) if an applicant sues in a representative capacity--a statement of that fact.
Note: The originating application must have the applicant's address for service--see rule 11.01.
(3) If an originating application states that the applicant is represented by a lawyer:
(a) the lawyer must, if requested in writing by a respondent, declare in writing whether the lawyer filed the originating application; and
(b) if the lawyer declares in writing that the lawyer did not file the originating application, the respondent may apply to the Court to stay the proceeding.
Note: File is defined in the Dictionary as meaning file and serve.