Tax Court of Canada Act

Version of section 17.3 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-06-25:


Marginal note:Examinations for discovery

  •  (1) Where the aggregate of all amounts in issue in an appeal under the Income Tax Act is $25,000 or less, or where the amount of the loss that is determined under subsection 152(1.1) of that Act and that is in issue is $50,000 or less, an oral examination for discovery shall not be held unless the parties consent thereto or unless one of the parties applies therefor and the Court is of the opinion that the case could not properly be conducted without that examination for discovery.

  • Marginal note:Consideration on application

    (2) In considering an application under subsection (1), the Court may consider the extent to which the appeal is likely to affect any other appeal of the party who instituted the appeal or relates to an issue that is common to a group or class of persons.

  • Marginal note:Mandatory examination

    (3) The Court shall order an oral examination for discovery in an appeal referred to in subsection (1), on the request of one of the parties, where the party making the request agrees to submit to an oral examination for discovery by the other party and to pay the costs in respect of that examination for discovery of that other party in accordance with the tariff of costs set out in the rules of Court.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 51 (4th Supp.), s. 5
  • 1993, c. 27, s. 216
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