(1) A person may apply to the Registrar to extend the period for filing, under subsection 52A(1) of the Act, a notice of intention to defend.
(2) The application must be made before the end of the period of 2 months beginning on the day after the end of the period mentioned in subregulation 5.13(1).
(3) The application must:
(a) be in the app roved form; and
(b) be accompanied by a declaration stating the facts and circumstances forming the basis for the grounds for making the application.
Note: Regulations 21.6 and 21.7 deal with making and filing declarations.
(4) The application may be made only on either or both of the following grounds:
(a) an error or omission by the person, the person's agent, the Registrar or an employee;
(b) circumstances beyond the control of the person, other than an error or omission by the person, the person's agent, the Registrar or an employee.