Federal Courts Rules
Marginal note:Manner of service — other documents
139 (1) If a document is not required to be served personally, service on a party is to be effected by
(a) personal service;
(b) leaving it at the party’s address for service;
(c) mailing it or delivering it by courier to the party’s address for service;
(d) transmitting it by fax to the party’s solicitor of record, or, if the party has no solicitor of record, to the party;
(e) transmitting it to the electronic address set out by the party in Form 141A; or
(f) any other means that the Court may direct.
Marginal note:Service on other parties
(2) Subject to subsection 36(3) and rules 145 and 204.1, the document shall be served on all other parties.
Marginal note:If no address for service
(3) If a party has no address for service at the time of service, the document may be served by leaving it at, or by sending it by registered mail or courier to,
(a) if the party is an individual, the party’s usual or last known address; and
(b) if the party is an unincorporated body, a group of persons or a corporation, the principal or last known address of the body, group or corporation.
Marginal note:If no known address
(4) If a party has no known address at the time of service, the document may be served by depositing it at the office of the Registry where the proceeding was commenced.
- SOR/2015-21, s. 15
- SOR/2021-150, s. 3
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