(1) A charge must—
(a) be in writing; and
(b) contain particulars of the alleged breach of discipline; and
(c) specify when and where an inquiry into the charge is to be conducted; and
(d) specify that the police officer or protective services officer must state in writing whether or not he or she admits or denies the truth of the charge; and
(e) specify the time within which the officer must make the statement under paragraph (d).
(2) If a police officer or protective services officer has not made the statement required under subsection (1)(d) within the time specified under subsection (1)(e), the Chief Commissioner may proceed without the statement.