156. Hearing of application to set aside.

On receipt of an application to set aside a statutory demand1, the court may, if satisfied that no sufficient cause is shown for it, dismiss it without giving notice of the application to the creditor; and the time for complying with the statutory demand runs again from the date the application is dismissed2. Unless the application is dismissed, the court must fix a venue3 for it to be heard, and must give at least five business days'4 notice to:

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    (1)     the debtor or, if the debtor's application was made by a solicitor5 acting for the debtor, to the solicitor;