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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 2005 - REG 13.6

Non-appearance by plaintiff

13.6 Non-appearance by plaintiff

(cf SCR Part 13, rule 5A)

(1) If there is no attendance by or on behalf of a plaintiff at a hearing of which the plaintiff has had due notice, the court may adjourn the hearing to another date and direct that not less than 5 days before that date a notice of the adjournment be served on the plaintiff advising that the proceedings may be dismissed if there is no attendance by or on behalf of the plaintiff at the adjourned hearing.
(2) If the plaintiff has been given notice in accordance with subrule (1) and there is no attendance by or on behalf of the plaintiff at the adjourned hearing, the court may dismiss the proceedings.
(3) This rule does not restrict any other power of the court to dismiss proceedings.



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