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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 133 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-01-29:

Marginal note:Personal service of originating document on the Crown

  •  (1) Personal service of an originating document on the Crown, the Attorney General of Canada or any other minister of the Crown is effected by filing the originating document and two copies of it in the Registry.

  • Marginal note:Copy to Deputy Attorney General

    (2) The Administrator shall forthwith transmit a certified copy of an originating document filed under subsection (1)

    • (a) where it was filed at the principal office of the Registry, to the office of the Deputy Attorney General of Canada in Ottawa; and

    • (b) where it was filed at a local office, to the Director of the regional office of the Department of Justice referred to in subsection 4(2) of the Crown Liability and Proceedings (Provincial Court) Regulations.

  • Marginal note:When service is effective

    (3) Service under subsection (1) is effective at the time the document is filed.

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