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22.—(1) This rule applies to an application under rule 21 for a witness summons requiring the proposed witness—
(a)to produce in evidence a document or thing; or
(b)to give evidence about information apparently held in confidence,
that relates to another person.
(2) The application must be in writing in the form required by rule 21(7).
(3) The party applying must serve the application—
(a)on the proposed witness, unless the judge advocate otherwise directs; and
(b)on one or more of the following, if the judge advocate so directs—
(i)a person to whom the proposed evidence relates,
(4) The judge advocate must not issue a witness summons where this rule applies unless—
(a)everyone served with the application has had at least 14 days in which to make representations, including representations about whether there should be a hearing of the application before the witness summons is issued; and
(b)the judge advocate is satisfied that he has been able to take adequate account of the duties and rights, including rights of confidentiality, of the proposed witness and of any person to whom the proposed evidence relates.
(5) This rule does not apply to an application for an order to produce in evidence a copy of an entry in a banker’s book for the purposes of rule 89.
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