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Federal Courts Rules (SOR/98-106)

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Regulations are current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

FORM 171FRule 171Defence to Counterclaim

General Heading — Use Form 66, including second style of cause per Form 171E, if required)

(A plaintiff who files a reply in the main action must include the defence to counterclaim in the same document as the reply, entitled REPLY AND DEFENCE TO COUNTERCLAIM, in which the defence to counterclaim follows immediately after the last paragraph of the reply — see Form 171C, continuing the numbering sequence initiated in the reply.)

Defence to Counterclaim

The defendant to the counterclaim admits the allegations contained in paragraphs blank line of the counterclaim.

The defendant to the counterclaim denies the allegations contained in paragraphs blank line of the counterclaim.

The defendant to the counterclaim has no knowledge of the allegations contained in paragraphs blank line of the counterclaim.

(Set out in separate, consecutively numbered paragraphs, each allegation of material fact relied on by way of defence to the counterclaim.)

(Date)

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(Signature of solicitor or defendant to counterclaim)
(Name, address, telephone and fax number of solicitor or defendant to counterclaim)

TO: (Names and addresses of other solicitors or parties)

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