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FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - RULE 3.09

Seeking a hearing in absence of parties

                   If, in an Application for Divorce (other than a case started by a joint Application):

                     (a)  no Response has been filed;

                     (b)  at the date fixed for the hearing, there are no children of the marriage within the meaning of subsection 98A(3) of the Act;

                     (c)  the applicant has requested that the case be heard in the absence of the parties; and

                     (d)  the respondent has not requested the court not to hear the case in the absence of the parties;

the court may determine the case in the absence of the parties.



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