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Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada

Version of section 38 from 2011-04-11 to 2013-12-31:

  •  (1) An appellant’s record shall be bound and consist of the following parts:

    • (a) Part I, a Certificate of Counsel in Form 38;

    • (b) Part II, copies of all formal judgments as issued by the lower courts and the respective reasons for judgment, if any, beginning with the court of first instance or administrative tribunal, as the case may be, and ending with the court appealed from, and the complete charge to the jury, if any;

    • (c) Part III, pleadings, orders and entries, including any order or judgment granting leave to appeal, and any order stating a constitutional question referred to in subrule 60(1), in chronological order;

    • (d) Part IV, evidence, including transcripts and affidavits; and

    • (e) Part V, exhibits, in the order in which they were filed at trial.

  • (2) Parts III to V of the record shall contain only the documents that are necessary to raise the question for the Court, and, if available, those documents shall be filed in both official languages.

  • (3) All documents in a record, other than transcripts, shall be reproduced in full.

  • SOR/2011-74, s. 19

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