47. Claim stayed if not defended or admitted

(1) Where at least 6 months have expired since the end of the period for filing and serving a defence, no defendant has filed or served an admission or a defence or a counterclaim and the claimant has not entered or applied for default judgment under Rule 39 or for summary judgment under Rule 68, the claim shall be stayed.
(2) Where a claim is stayed under this Rule, any party may apply for the stay to be lifted.
Amended on June 1, 2017