—(1) The plaintiff may, at any time after the writ has been served on a defendant and the time limited for him to enter appearance has expired, apply to the Court for an order requiring that defendant to make an interim payment.
(2) An application under this Rule shall be made by summons but may be included in a summons for summary judgment under Order 14.
(3) An application under this Rule shall be supported by an affidavit which shall —
verify the amount of the damages, debt or other sum to which the application relates and the grounds of the application;
exhibit any documentary evidence relied on by the plaintiff in support of the application; and
if the plaintiff’s claim is made under the Civil Law Act (Chapter 43), contain the particulars mentioned in section 20(6) of that Act.
(4) The summons and the supporting affidavit or affidavits must be filed at the same time, and must be served on the defendant against whom the order is sought within 3 days from the date of filing.
(5) Notwithstanding the making or refusal of an order for an interim payment, a second or subsequent application may be made upon cause shown.