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Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada

Version of section 47 from 2021-01-27 to 2021-04-20:

  •  (1) Unless otherwise provided in these Rules, all motions shall be made before a judge or the Registrar and consist of the following documents, in the following order:

    • (a) a notice of motion in accordance with Form 47;

    • (b) any affidavit necessary to substantiate any fact that is not a matter of record in the Court;

    • (c) if considered necessary by the applicant, a memorandum of argument in accordance with paragraph 25(1)(c), with any modifications that the circumstances require;

    • (d) if, in support of the motion, the applicant intends to rely on transcripts or evidence from the record filed with the court appealed from, the relevant excerpts of the transcripts or evidence, including exhibits; and

    • (e) except in the case of a motion for intervention, a draft of the order sought, including costs, in print and electronic format.

  • (1.1) [Repealed, SOR/2013-175, s. 30]

  • (2) Parts I to V of the memorandum of argument shall not exceed 10 pages.

  • (3) There shall be no oral argument on the motion unless a judge or the Registrar otherwise orders or directs.

  • SOR/2006-203, s. 22
  • SOR/2011-74, s. 25
  • SOR/2013-175, s. 30
  • SOR/2016-271, s. 30
  • SOR/2020-281, s. 11
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