Any counter-statement filed by the defendant1 must:
(1) state which of the allegations in the statement of grounds2 he denies3;
(2) state which of the allegations he is unable to admit or deny, but which he requires the claimant4 to prove5;
(3) state which of the allegations he admits6;
(4) be verified by a statement of truth7; and
(5) comply with the formal requirements for documents8.
Where the defendant denies an allegation he must state his reasons for doing so and, if he intends to put forward a different version of events from that given by the claimant, he must
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