55 Rules of court
55 Rules of court

(1)     [Criminal Procedure Rules] may make such provision as appears to the [Criminal Procedure Rule Committee] to be necessary or expedient for the purposes of this Part.

(2)     [Criminal Procedure Rules] may in particular make provision—

(a)     as to the procedure to be followed in connection with applications under section 51 or 52, and

(b)     as to the arrangements or safeguards to be put in place in connection with the operation of live links.

(3)     The provision which may be made by virtue of subsection (2)(a) includes provision—

(a)     for uncontested applications to be determined by the court without a hearing,

(b)     for preventing the renewal of an unsuccessful application under section 51 unless there has been a material change of circumstances,