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Access to Information Act

Version of section 53 from 2019-06-21 to 2023-09-19:

Marginal note:Costs

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the costs of and incidental to all proceedings in the Court under this Part shall be in the discretion of the Court and shall follow the event unless the Court orders otherwise.

  • Marginal note:Costs — important new principle

    (2) If the Court is of the opinion that an application for review under section 41 has raised an important new principle in relation to this Part, the Court shall order that costs be awarded to the applicant even if the applicant has not been successful in the result.

  • R.S., 1985, c. A-1, s. 53
  • 2019, c. 18, s. 27
  • 2019, c. 18, s. 41(E)
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