—(1) Application for leave to issue a third party notice may be made by ex parte summons in Form 18 but the Court may direct the summons to be served.
(2) An application for leave to issue a third party notice must be supported by an affidavit stating —
the nature of the claim made by the plaintiff in the action;
the stage which proceedings in the action have reached;
the nature of the claim made by the applicant or particulars of the question or issue required to be determined, as the case may be, and the facts on which the proposed third party notice is based; and
the name and address of the person against whom the third party notice is to be issued.