—(1) After the accused has been committed to stand trial in the High Court (not being a committal for trial under section 178), the Registrar of the Supreme Court shall hold a criminal case disclosure conference not earlier than 7 days from the date the record of the committal hearing has been served on the parties under section 188.
(2) The accused and the prosecution shall attend a criminal case disclosure conference as directed by the Registrar of the Supreme Court in accordance with this Division for the purpose of settling the following matters:
the filing of the Case for the Defence;
any issues of fact or law which are to be tried by the trial judge at the trial proper;
the list of witnesses to be called by the parties to the trial;
the statements, documents or exhibits which the parties to the case intend to adduce at the trial; and
the trial date.
(3) The court must not make any order in relation to any matter referred to in subsection (2) in the absence of any party if the order is prejudicial to that party.