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Divorce Act

Version of section 23 from 2002-12-31 to 2003-07-01:


Marginal note:Provincial laws of evidence

  •  (1) Subject to this or any other Act of Parliament, the laws of evidence of the province in which any proceedings under this Act are taken, including the laws of proof of service of any document, apply to such proceedings.

  • Marginal note:Presumption

    (2) For the purposes of this section, where any proceedings are transferred to the Federal Court — Trial Division under subsection 3(3) or 5(3), the proceedings shall be deemed to have been taken in the province specified in the direction of the Court to be the province with which both spouses or former spouses, as the case may be, are or have been most substantially connected.

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