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12. Procedure

(1) Before advice may be given under rule 11(1), the Bureau must give the judicial office holder concerned an opportunity to make representations as to —
(a) whether the alleged ground took place; and
(b) if so, why the judicial office holder concerned should not be removed from judicial office.
(2) The judicial office holder concerned must provide the representations referred to in paragraph (1) within 14 business days of the date of the request for such representations.
(3) The Bureau can continue to provide advice under rule 11(1) if —
(a) the judicial office holder concerned has provided representations within the time allowed; or
(b) the time allowed for providing representations has expired and the judicial office holder concerned has not provided any representations.