(1) This rule applies to a document filed by post.
(2) The person filing the document must ensure it is sent by prepaid post in an envelope marked with a note it contains court documents.
(3) The person filing the document must also ensure it is accompanied by the following—(a) the number of copies of the document required by these rules or by practice direction;(b) a stamped envelope addressed to the party filing it or the party’s solicitor;(c) any prescribed fee in a form satisfactory to the registrar.
(4) The registrar may refuse to file the document if the document does not comply with these rules or may not otherwise be filed.
(5) The document is taken to be filed when the registrar records the date of filing on the document and stamps the seal of the court on it.
(6) After filing the document, the registrar must stamp the seal of the court on the copies of the document filed with the registrar and return them in the envelope provided by the party filing the document.
(7) If a default judgment is given after filing by post of a request for the judgment, the registrar must return the default judgment in the envelope provided by the party filing the request.
(8) If the registrar refuses to file the document, the registrar must return the document, in the envelope provided, to the party who filed it.
(9) A party files a document by post at the party’s risk.