9. Striking out a statement of case

(1) In this Rule, reference to a statement of case includes reference to part of a statement of case.
(2) The Court may strike out a statement of case if it appears to the Court —
(a) that the statement of case discloses no reasonable grounds for bringing or defending the claim;
(b) that the statement of case is an abuse of the Court's process or is otherwise likely to obstruct the just disposal of the proceedings; or
(c) that there has been a material failure to comply with a rule, practice direction or Court order.
(3) When the Court strikes out a statement of case it may make any consequential order it considers appropriate.