Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada
40 (1) Every page of a record shall have a header describing
(a) in respect of a judgment, the words “Judgment of”, followed by the name of the court and the date of the judgment;
(b) in respect of reasons for judgment, the words “Reasons for judgment of”, followed by the name of the judge, the court and the date of the reasons;
(c) in respect of a pleading, the description and date of the pleading and the name of the party who filed it;
(d) in respect of an order or other proceeding, its date and the authority for its issuance;
(e) in respect of a transcript of oral evidence, the names of the witness and of the party calling the witness, and whether the evidence was tendered on an examination-in-chief, cross-examination, re-examination or examination per curiam;
(f) in respect of an affidavit, its relationship to the action or to any motion related to the action, the name of the deponent, the date of the affidavit and the name of the party submitting it; and
(g) in respect of an exhibit, the number or letter under which it was filed.
(2) Where a transcript of evidence is printed in English, each question shall be preceded by the letter “Q” and each answer by the letter “A”, and where the transcript of evidence is printed in French, each question shall be preceded by the letter “Q” and each answer by the letter “R”, unless the transcript of the oral evidence has already been printed in another manner in accordance with the requirements of the court appealed from.
(3) All documents other than the transcript of oral evidence shall be reproduced in full.
(4) and (5) [Repealed, SOR/2006-203, s. 16]
(6) Where a record is printed in more than one volume, exhibits may be reproduced in the final volume if the party considers that this will facilitate reference to exhibits. The word “Exhibits” shall be set out in bold letters on the cover after the volume number.
(7) [Repealed, SOR/2006-203, s. 16]
- SOR/2006-203, s. 16
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