Practice – Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. In the context of contentious defamation proceedings between the husband and former wife, the wife applied for an order that the husband answer a number of requests made in a request under CPR 18 and that time for service of the defence should be extended until 14 days after provision of the answers. The Queen's Division held that the application did not fall within the purpose of CPR 18 and would be refused.