(1) The Judge or Registrar may order a pre-trial conference for a proceeding that is being or has been allocated a hearing or trial date.
(2) Any matter may be considered at a pre-trial conference, including—
(a) whether background facts can be agreed to avoid hearing uncontested evidence:
(b) the size, contents, and format of the agreed bundle of documents:
(c) the amount of detail in any chronology of facts:
(d) whether it will be helpful to direct the provision of lists of enactments and cases likely to be referred to:
(e) whether any oral evidence direction should be made under rule 9.10.
(3) The Judge at a pre-trial conference may give directions to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of the proceeding, including directions as to how the hearing or trial is to be conducted.
Schedule 2 rule 7.8: replaced, on 4 February 2013, by rule 10 of the High Court Amendment Rules (No 2) 2012 (SR 2012/409).