Tax Court of Canada Rules (General Procedure)
102 (1) An oral examination shall be held before a person agreed upon by the parties, who may be the verbatim reporter, or some other person if directed by the Court.
(2) Unless otherwise directed by the Court or the parties otherwise agree, an examination that takes place in Canada shall be under oath or upon affirmation as provided in the Canada Evidence Act.
(3) Unless otherwise directed by the Court, or the parties otherwise agree, an examination shall be recorded by a verbatim reporter and arrangements for the attendance of a reporter shall be made by the party conducting the examination, who shall pay the reporter’s fees.
(4) If the person being examined understands neither English nor French, or is deaf or mute, the examining party shall provide and pay the fees and disbursements of a competent and independent interpreter who shall take an oath or make an affirmation to interpret accurately the administration of the oath or affirmation, the questions to be put to the person being examined and the person’s answers.
(5) Where the examination is to be conducted in one of the official languages and the person to be examined would prefer to be examined in the other official language, the examining party shall advise the Registrar, and the Registrar shall then appoint an interpreter, at no cost to the parties, who shall take an oath or make an affirmation to interpret accurately the administration of the oath or affirmation and the questions to be put to the person being examined and the person’s answers.
(6) The transcript of the examination shall be certified as correct by the person who recorded the examination, but need not be read to or signed by the person examined.
- SOR/2004-100, s. 13(F)
- SOR/2008-303, s. 16
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