(1) An application by the examining party under Rule 31.12(3) shall be made to an Associate Judge by summons identifying each question to which the application relates.
(2) The Associate Judge may order that the party examined shall answer any question in respect of which the application is made.
(3) If an order is made under paragraph (2), unless the Associate Judge otherwise orders, the party shall answer the question before the examiner, and the Associate Judge may direct that the examining party be at liberty to ask such further questions of the party examined as the case requires.
(4) The Associate Judge—
(a) may order that the party examined shall answer the question in writing; and
(b) may direct whether that answer shall be given on oath or not.