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1. I regret to say that there is no rule of court that a Defendant to a repossession case has to be given a book of Pleadings from the Plaintiff's counsel before trial of the matter. Whilst it is good practice for this to happen, there is nothing in the rules of court which require it to occur. Essentially, you have to provide your own set of pleadings and court papers, if you are a lay litigant in repossession proceedings. In future, you should request a copy of the pleadings in advance of the hearing of the case, if there is some material you don't have. This is the best way to proceed if you don't have all the pleadings in advance of the hearing of a case.
2. If you require clarification or if there is additional information you wish to share, I will be happy to assist further in the resolution of your Question.
3. There is no obligation to provide pleadings to the other side in a case, even if requested. Essentially, each side is to provide their own papers. However, if you show you don't have them, then they should be provided. However, you should do this in advance of taking an appeal and have the papers together for any bundle needed at the hearing of the case.
4. You are welcome to the advice. Glad to be of assistance.