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Rules: Document Discovery and Examination for Discovery


Regarding the timeline for filing and serving an affidavit of records and the penalties for failing to comply with the rules in this regard, the Committee proposes that there be a specific onus on the party who failed to file the affidavit of records within the prescribed time to show why they should not incur a prescribed penalty. Regarding the appropriate scope of discovery of records the Committee proposes to keep the present test for […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Court Rules & Procedure Courts Procedure
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October 4, 2002

Rules: Document Discovery and Examination for Discovery


Regarding the timeline for filing and serving an affidavit of records and the penalties for failing to comply with the rules in this regard, the Committee proposes that there be a specific onus on the party who failed to file the affidavit of records within the prescribed time to show why they should not incur a prescribed penalty. Regarding the appropriate scope of discovery of records the Committee proposes to keep the present test for […]

AREA OF LAW Court Rules & Procedure Procedure
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October 2, 2002

Rules: Commencement of Proceedings in Queen’s Bench


There are two basic types of court proceedings in the Court of Queen’s Bench: actions and applications. The General Rewrite Committee is of the view that the distinction between actions and applications should be retained. It favours having two ways to commence proceedings: one for actions and one for applications. It proposes to discard the archaic petition, and instead provide that in circumstances previously calling for the use of a petition, applications should be commenced […]

AREA OF LAW Court Rules & Procedure Procedure
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October 1, 2002

Validity of the Alberta Rules of Court, Final Report 15


Important parts of the Alberta Rules of Court may be more than the Rules of practice and procedure which the lieutenant-governor-in-council is not empowered to make. The Rules relating to garnishees and service ex juris are in some jeopardy. So are some Rules relating to costs, Rules relating to the jurisdiction of the court, and Rules relating to rights of appeal, and Rules imposing time limitations on substantive rights. Rules relating to evidence, including those […]

AREA OF LAW Procedure
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ENACTMENT

The Attorney General Statutes Amendment Act, 1976 (No. 2), SA 1976, c 58, s 6(4) amending the Judicature Act (now RSA 2000, c J-2, s 63).

December 1, 1974