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Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada

Version of section 19 from 2011-04-11 to 2013-12-31:

  •  (1) A document may be filed with the Registrar by

    • (a) hand delivery;

    • (b) mail or courier; or

    • (c) fax transmission, except in the case of a document that these Rules require to be bound.

  • (2) On receipt of a document, the Registrar may

    • (a) accept or reject the document for filing; or

    • (b) accept the document for filing subject to the making of any corrections or the fulfilling of any conditions precedent.

  • (2.1) to (2.3) [Repealed, SOR/2011-74, s. 7]

  • (3) A document that is filed by fax transmission shall include a cover page in accordance with subrule 20(3) and is deemed to have been filed on the day on which it is received, unless it is received between 5:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. local time or on a day that is a holiday, in which case it is deemed to have been filed the following day that is not a holiday.

  • (4) The date of the filing stamp of the Court on the document shall be deemed to be the date of its filing, unless the Court, a judge or the Registrar otherwise orders.

  • (5) All documents filed shall be served in accordance with Rule 20 on all parties unless these Rules provide otherwise or the Court, a judge or the Registrar otherwise orders.

  • SOR/2006-203, s. 2
  • SOR/2011-74, s. 7
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