(1) A party who has been served with an application referred to in subrule (2), and who does not want to contest the relief sought in the application, may file a submitting notice in the approved form.
Note: A document that is filed must be served on each person to be served (see rule 7.04).
(2) The applications are the following:
(a) an Initiating Application (Family Law) seeking final orders;
(b) a Response to an Initiating Application (Family Law);
(c) a Reply to a Response to an Initiating Application (Family Law);
(d) a Notice of Appeal.
(3) The submitting notice must:
(a) state that the party submits to any order that the court may make; and
(b) state whether the party wants to be heard on the question of costs; and
(c) include an address for service.
(4) A submitting notice for a party served with an application referred to in paragraph (2)(a), (b) or (c) must be filed:
(a) before the first court date fixed under rule 4.03; or
(b) if the party was added to the case after that date--before the date for the procedural hearing set under subrule 11.10(3).
(5) A submitting notice for a party served with a Notice of Appeal must be filed within 14 days after the party was served with the Notice of Appeal.
(6) A party who has filed a submitting notice may apply to the court for leave to withdraw the notice.
(7) An application under subrule (6) must be accompanied by an affidavit stating:
(a) why the party wants to withdraw the submitting notice; and
(b) the party's intentions in relation to the further conduct of the proceeding.