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Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings Regulations

Version of section 7 from 2015-06-17 to 2021-02-28:

  •  (1) If a divorce proceeding is transferred to another court, the registrar of the transferring court shall, within seven days after the day on which the divorce proceeding is transferred, provide the central registry with the following information:

    • (a) the court number of the transferring court and the divorce registry number assigned to the divorce proceeding by that court;

    • (b) the province in which the court to which the divorce proceeding was transferred is located and, if known, the court number of that court; and

    • (c) the surname at birth and given names of each spouse involved in the divorce proceeding.

  • (2) Within seven days after a discontinuance of a divorce proceeding or the taking effect of a judgment dismissing or granting an application for divorce, the registrar of the court of competent jurisdiction shall provide the central registry with the following information:

    • (a) the court number of the court of competent jurisdiction and the divorce registry number assigned to the divorce proceeding by that court;

    • (b) the surname at birth and given names of each spouse involved in the divorce proceeding; and

    • (c) the outcome of the divorce proceeding — discontinuance or a judgment dismissing or granting the application for divorce — and the date on which the proceeding was discontinued or the judgment took effect.

  • (3) The information referred to in subsections (1) and (2) shall be provided on the form established by the central registry, which shall be dated and signed by the registrar, or in an electronic format that has been agreed on by the registrar and the central registry.

  • SOR/2005-318, s. 5
  • SOR/2013-169, s. 7
  • SOR/2015-156, s. 5
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