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Federal Courts Rules (SOR/98-106)

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Regulations are current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2022-01-13. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Representative selected

  •  (1) A corporation, partnership or unincorporated association that is to be examined for discovery shall select a representative to be examined on its behalf.

  • Marginal note:Examination of Crown

    (2) Where the Crown is to be examined for discovery, the Attorney General of Canada shall select a representative to be examined on its behalf.

  • Marginal note:Order for substitution

    (3) The Court may, on the motion of a party entitled to examine a person selected under subsection (1) or (2), order that some other person be examined.

  • Marginal note:Examination of assignee

    (4) Where an assignee is a party to an action, the assignor may also be examined for discovery.

  • Marginal note:Examination of trustee in bankruptcy

    (5) Where a trustee in bankruptcy is a party to an action, the bankrupt may also be examined for discovery.

  • Marginal note:Examination of party under legal disability

    (6) If a party intends to examine for discovery a person who is appointed under paragraph 115(1)(b) to represent a person under a legal disability, the party may, with leave of the Court, also examine the person under a legal disability.

  • Marginal note:Examination of nominal party

    (7) Where a party intends to examine for discovery a person bringing or defending an action on behalf of another person who is not a party, with leave of the Court, the party may also examine that other person.

  • SOR/2013-18, s. 5

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