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Arbitration Act: Stay and Appeal Issues, Final Report 103


The Alberta Law Reform Institute has published Final Report 103 – Arbitration Act: Stay and Appeal Issues. Many legal disputes are arbitrated outside the court system using the Alberta Arbitration Act. Over the years, certain issues have arisen which affect the ideal functioning of the arbitration system. Following public consultation, the Alberta Law Reform Institute has now released Final Report 103 – Arbitration Act: Stay and Appeal Issues.

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Alternate Dispute Resolution
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FORMAT Publications
FILE FR103.pdf

January 1, 2014

Transition to the New Rules of Court


This paper outlines the transition provisions and how the new rules will affect existing proceedings. In particular there are three types of transition provision that govern: when specific new rules will not apply to certain proceedings, when specific former rules will continue in force, and what to do when time periods are different under the new rules.

AREA OF LAW Alternate Dispute Resolution
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FORMAT Other
FILE rulestransition.pdf

October 1, 2010

Rules: Miscellaneous Issues


This memorandum is a mixed bag of topics. It consolidates the following areas of The Rules: time, time for service of the statement of claim, delay in prosecution, discontinuance and noncompliance, and irregularities. The Rules contain over 30 different time periods, ranging in duration from 24 hours to 10 years. Most of these time periods are under 30 days and many are roughly equivalent. It is proposed to replace these 30-some time periods with a […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Alternate Dispute Resolution Court Rules & Procedure Procedure
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FORMAT Publications
FILE cm01214.pdf

November 4, 2004

Dispute Resolution: A Directory of Methods, Projects and Resources, Research Paper 19


This paper was written in order to investigate improvements in the law and the administration of justice, and also as a response to the increased public interest in alternate dispute resolution (at the time of publication). The paper itself is a survey of: the nature of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) movement; possible ADR methods; and various ADR projects and resources. This report does not come to any specific conclusions about alternative dispute resolution, but […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Alternate Dispute Resolution
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FORMAT Publications
FILE RPNo.19.pdf

July 3, 1990