PART 10

Responding to particulars of claim — General

10.1

When a defendant is served with a claim form that is not accompanied by Particulars of Claim, he may—

(1) file or serve an admission in accordance with Part 15 admitting the whole of the claim;
(2) where he admits only part of the claim, serve an admission in accordance with Part 15 admitting that part of the claim and file an acknowledgment of service in accordance with Part 11 in relation to the balance of the claim; or
(3) where he does not admit any part of the claim, file an acknowledgment of service in accordance with Part 11.

10.2

When particulars of claim are served on a defendant , the defendant may:

(1) file or serve an admission in accordance with Part 15;
(2) file a defence in accordance with Part 16;

(or do both, if he admits only part of the claim); or

(3) where particulars of claim are served with the claim form, file an acknowledgment of service in accordance with Part 11.