Marine Liability Act

Version of section 85 from 2010-01-02 to 2020-06-17:


Marginal note:Conversion to Canadian currency

  •  (1) A foreign judgment expressed in a currency other than Canadian currency may not be registered under section 82 until the Admiralty Court determines the equivalent amount in Canadian currency on the basis of the rate of exchange prevailing on the day on which the foreign judgment is rendered, as that rate is ascertained from any bank in Canada, and, for the purpose of making that determination, that Court may require the judgment creditor to provide any evidence of the applicable rate of exchange that that Court considers necessary.

  • Marginal note:Registered judgment to be in Canadian currency

    (2) When the equivalent amount in Canadian currency is determined, the Admiralty Court shall certify on the order for registration the amount so determined, and the foreign judgment, when registered, is deemed to be a judgment for payment of the amount so certified.

  • 2001, c. 6, s. 85
  • 2009, c. 21, s. 11
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