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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 146 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-01-29:

Marginal note:Proof of service

  •  (1) Service of a document may be proven

    • (a) by an affidavit of service in Form 146A or, where the service is effected in the Province of Quebec, by a certificate of service of a sheriff, bailiff or other authorized person in accordance with the Code of Civil Procedure of the Province of Quebec;

    • (b) in respect of a document not required to be personally served, by a certificate by a solicitor in Form 146B;

    • (c) where a document was served under paragraph 140(1)(a) by leaving it at the office of a solicitor, by an acknowledgement of service signed and dated by the solicitor or by someone employed by the solicitor; or

    • (d) where a document was served under rule 134, by an acceptance of service signed and dated by the solicitor.

  • Marginal note:Signature of agent of solicitor

    (2) Where an acknowledgement of service under paragraph (1)(c) is signed by a person on behalf of a solicitor, the person shall sign his or her own name as agent for the solicitor.

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