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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 140 from 2015-01-30 to 2024-04-01:

Marginal note:Service by fax

  •  (1) The recipient’s consent is required before any of the following documents may be served by fax:

    • (a) a motion record, application record, trial record, appeal book or book of authorities; and

    • (b) any other document that is longer than 20 pages.

  • Marginal note:Fax cover page

    (2) A document that is served by fax shall include a cover page that sets out the following information:

    • (a) the name, address and telephone number of the sender;

    • (b) the name of the person on whom the document is being served;

    • (c) the date and time of the transmission;

    • (d) the total number of pages being transmitted, including the cover page;

    • (e) a fax number at which the sender may receive documents; and

    • (f) the name and telephone number of the person that is to be contacted in the event of a transmission problem.

  • SOR/2015-21, s. 15

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