—(1) At any time after the completion of the filing of evidence by the parties, the Registrar may direct the parties to attend a pre-hearing review at which he may give such directions as he considers necessary or desirable for securing the just, expeditious and economical disposal of the proceedings.
(2) At the pre-hearing review, the Registrar may consider any matter including the possibility of settlement of all or any of the issues in the proceedings and may require the parties to furnish him with such information as he may require.
(3) If any party fails to comply with any direction given under paragraph (1) or (2), the Registrar may dismiss the proceedings or make such other order as he thinks fit.
(4) Any direction or order by the Registrar may be set aside or varied by him on such terms as he thinks fit.
(5) If, at any time during the pre-hearing review, the parties are agreeable to a settlement of all or some of the matters in dispute in the proceedings, the Registrar may give his decision in relation to the proceedings or make such order as he thinks just to give effect to the settlement.
(6) If a party does not appear at the pre-hearing review, the Registrar may dismiss the proceedings or make such other order as the Registrar thinks fit, or he may adjourn the review.
(7) An order made by the Registrar in the absence of a party may be set aside by the Registrar, on the application of that party, on such terms as the Registrar thinks fit.