—(1) Where an application is made for an award of provisional damages, any defendant may at any time (whether or not he makes a payment into Court or makes an offer to settle) make a written offer to the plaintiff —
to tender a sum of money (which may include an amount to be specified, in respect of interest) in satisfaction of the plaintiff’s claim for damages assessed on the assumption that the injured person will not develop the contingency and identifying the contingency in question; and
to agree to the making of an award of provisional damages.
(2) Any offer made under paragraph (1) shall not be brought to the attention of the Court until after the Court has determined the claim for an award of provisional damages.
(3) Where an offer is made under paragraph (1), the plaintiff may, within 21 days after receipt of the offer, give written notice to the defendant of his acceptance of the offer and shall on such acceptance make an application to the Court for an order in accordance with the provisions of Rule 8(2).