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Rules of Court Project, Appendices H, I, J


This report sets out the process by which ALRI has proposed Rules for the revision of the Alberta Rules of Court. The Rules of Court Committee requested ALRI to review the Alberta Rules of Court. The ultimate goal of the project was to produce clear, more useable and more effective Rules. Other goals included increased fairness, timeliness, cost effectiveness and accessibility. Through extensive consultation, ALRI created a list of proposed Rules. They are arranged in […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Courts
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October 29, 2008

Rules of Court Project, Final Report 95


This report sets out the process by which ALRI has proposed Rules for the revision of the Alberta Rules of Court. The Rules of Court Committee requested ALRI to review the Alberta Rules of Court. The ultimate goal of the project was to produce clear, more useable and more effective Rules. Other goals included increased fairness, timeliness, cost effectiveness and accessibility. Through extensive consultation, ALRI created a list of proposed Rules. They are arranged in […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Courts
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Enforcement of Judgments, Final Report 94


This report examines the current law on enforcement of judgments outside of Alberta. Since 1925, Alberta has had a legislative regime whereby money judgments from other specified jurisdictions could be registered with the Alberta courts. Therefore, these judgments are recognized and enforceable in Alberta. This regime has been relatively unchanged since that time. In 1990, the Attorneys General and the Ministers of Justice requested that the Uniform Law Conference of Canada (ULCC) develop uniform legislation […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Corporate and Commercial
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September 29, 2008

Powers and Procedures of Administrative Tribunals, Consultation Memorandum 13


Administrative tribunals have had an important role to play in interpretation and application of the law through their adjudicative functions. In their adjudicative role of government, they are also a primary contact for a proportion of the population, and they make decisions affecting the rights and interest of individuals and businesses. While the Administrative Procedures and Jurisdiction Act provides a set of Rules to guide tribunals in their decision making function, its provisions do not reflect the […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Constitutional and Public Law Courts
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September 4, 2008

Powers and Procedures of Administrative Tribunals


Administrative tribunals have had an important role to play in interpretation and application of the law through their adjudicative functions. In their adjudicative role of government, they are also a primary contact for a proportion of the population, and they make decisions affecting the rights and interest of individuals and businesses. While the Administrative Procedures and Jurisdiction Act provides a set of Rules to guide tribunals in their decision making function, its provisions do not […]

AREA OF LAW Administrative Law Constitutional and Public Law
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September 1, 2008

Rules: Criminal Jury Trials: Challenge for Cause Procedures


This memorandum addresses procedures in challenges for cause in criminal jury trials in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. It provides background of the process to jury selection in criminal cases. Accuseds have both statutory and constitutional rights to jury trials. Both the Crown and the accused are entitled to trials before fair and impartial jury members. The Criminal Code has established a number of procedures, including challenges for cause on the grounds that […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Court Rules & Procedure Courts Procedure
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April 4, 2007

Rules: Civil Appeals


This memorandum addresses issues relating to civil appeals. It outlines a set of working principles that guide the policy decisions behind several proposals. It reviews the many sources of procedural provisions that govern appeals. It identifies factors that contribute to delay in the early stages of an appeal and makes proposals for reducing this delay, simplifying procedure, and reducing the need for court intervention to ensure the timely progress of an appeal. It addresses the […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Court Rules & Procedure Courts Procedure
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Rules: Civil Appeals


This memorandum addresses issues relating to civil appeals. It outlines a set of working principles that guide the policy decisions behind several proposals. It reviews the many sources of procedural provisions that govern appeals. It identifies factors that contribute to delay in the early stages of an appeal and makes proposals for reducing this delay, simplifying procedure, and reducing the need for court intervention to ensure the timely progress of an appeal. It addresses the […]

AREA OF LAW Court Rules & Procedure Procedure
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April 2, 2007

Rules: Criminal Jury Trials: Challenge for Cause Procedures


This memorandum addresses procedures in challenges for cause in criminal jury trials in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. It provides background of the process to jury selection in criminal cases. Accuseds have both statutory and constitutional rights to jury trials. Both the Crown and the accused are entitled to trials before fair and impartial jury members. The Criminal Code has established a number of procedures, including challenges for cause on the grounds that […]

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April 1, 2007

Rules: Charter Applications in Criminal Cases


This memorandum addresses procedures for Charter applications in criminal cases tried in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. The Committee addressed some background issues bearing on the development of Rules of Court for Charter application procedures, including the need for Rules to follow established legal principles, to provide for “fair notice” of applications, and to preserve judicial discretion. Charter applications outside of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta are also reviewed. The current state of Charter application regulation in the Court […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Court Rules & Procedure Courts Procedure
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June 4, 2006