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Rule 105Holding the interim conference

1. The interim conference should, where practicable, be held by telephone conference or by video conference.

2. On request by a party, subject to paragraph 1 and the approval of the judge-rapporteur, the interim conference may be held in Court. If the interim conference is held in Court, it shall be open to the public unless the Court decides to make it, to the extent necessary, confidential in the interests of one or both parties or third parties or in the general interests of justice or public order.

3. The judge-rapporteur may hold the interim conference in any language agreed by the parties’ representatives.

4. Rule 103 [1] shall apply Rule 103 – Preparation for the interim conference.

5. Following the interim conference, the judge-rapporteur shall issue an order setting out the decisions taken.
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1. Whether or not the judge-rapporteur decides to hold an interim conference, he may order the parties, within time periods to be specified, in particular to:
(a) provide further clarification on specific points;
(b) answer specific questions;
(c) produce evidence;
(d) lodge specific documents including each party’s summary of the orders to be sought at the interim conference.
The judge-rapporteur shall at the same time inform the party concerned that if the party fails to comply with the order within the time period specified, a decision by default may be given in accordance with Rule 355.
2. If a party fails to comply with an order of the judge-rapporteur within the time period specified, the judge-rapporteur may give a decision by default pursuant to Rule 355.