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Class Actions


This report makes recommendations to reform the existing procedure for handling a class action and proposes that Alberta enact a modern class actions statute based on the Canadian model that has been enacted in Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia. Primary recommendations would add a procedure to the existing procedural framework for handling litigation involving multiple plaintiffs having the same or similar claims against the same defendant. Ancillary recommendations would add a procedure for handling litigation […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Administrative Law Constitutional and Public Law Corporate and Commercial Court Rules & Procedure Courts Limitation of Actions Procedure
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FORMAT Publications
FILE CM9.pdf

December 4, 2000

Class Actions, Final Report 85


This report makes recommendations to reform the existing procedure for handling a class action and proposes that Alberta enact a modern class actions statute based on the Canadian model that has been enacted in Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia. Primary recommendations would add a procedure to the existing procedural framework for handling litigation involving multiple plaintiffs having the same or similar claims against the same defendant. Ancillary recommendations would add a procedure for handling litigation […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Corporate and Commercial Court Rules & Procedure Courts Procedure
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FORMAT Publications
FILE fr085.pdf

December 1, 2000

Class Actions


This report makes recommendations to reform the existing procedure for handling a class action and proposes that Alberta enact a modern class actions statute based on the Canadian model that has been enacted in Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia. Primary recommendations would add a procedure to the existing procedural framework for handling litigation involving multiple plaintiffs having the same or similar claims against the same defendant. Ancillary recommendations would add a procedure for handling litigation […]

AREA OF LAW Procedure
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FORMAT Publications
FILE cm009.pdf

Last Clear Chance Rule, Final Report 75


This report recommends that the Contributory Negligence Act (CNA) be amended to abolish the common-law rule known as the “last clear chance” rule. The “last clear chance” rule applied where both the contributory negligence of a plaintiff and the fault of a defendant caused loss to the plaintiff and where one of the them had a “last clear chance” to avoid the effect of the other’s fault and failed to do so. If the defendant was the […]

AREA OF LAW Constitutional and Public Law
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FORMAT Publications
FILE fr75.pdf

August 29, 1997