266. Further consideration of the application

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(1) If the judgment debtor or the third party —
(a) objects to the Court making a final third party debt order, he must file and serve written evidence stating the grounds for his objections;
(b) knows or believes that a person other than the judgment debtor has any claim to the money specified in the interim third party debt order, he must file and serve written evidence stating his knowledge of that matter.
(2) If —
(a) the third party has given notice under Rule 264(3) that he does not owe any money to the judgment debtor, or that the amount which he owes is less than the amount specified in the interim third party debt order; and
(b) the judgment creditor wishes to dispute this,
(c) the judgment creditor must file and serve written evidence setting out the grounds on which he disputes the third party's case.
(3) Written evidence under paragraphs (1) and (2) must be filed and served in accordance with the relevant practice direction.
(4) At the hearing, the Court may —
(a) make a final third party debt order;
(a) discharge the interim third party debt order and dismiss the application;
(b) decide any issues in dispute between the parties, or between any of the parties and any other person who has a claim to the money specified in the interim third party debt order; or
(c) direct a trial of any such issues, and if necessary give directions.