(1) This rule applies to a property case.
(2) Each party must make a genuine offer to settle to all other parties within:
(a) 28 days after the conciliation conference;
(b) if no conciliation conference has been held--28 days after the procedural hearing at which the case was allocated the first day before the Judge; or
(c) such further time as ordered by the court.
(3) The offer to settle must state that it is made under this Division.
Example: The offer to settle must include a statement along the following lines:
'This offer to settle is made under Division 10.1.2 of the Family Law Rules 2004.'
Note 1: For rules about making, withdrawing and accepting an offer, see Division 10.1.1.
Note 2: An offer to settle is a factor that must be taken into account when the court exercises its discretion in relation to costs (see paragraph 117(2A)(f) of the Act).
Note 3: Rule 11.02 sets out the consequences of failing to comply with these Rules.