769. Adjournment of hearing; directions.

The court may adjourn the hearing of an application1 on such terms as it thinks just2.

The court may at any time give such directions as it thinks just as to:

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    (1)     service or notice of the application on or to any person;

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    (2)     whether particulars of claim and defence are to be delivered and generally as to the procedure on the application including whether a hearing is necessary;

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    (3)     the matters to be dealt with in evidence; and

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    (4)     the manner in which any evidence is to be provided and in particular as to: (a) the taking of evidence