Federal Courts Rules
Marginal note:Evidence-in-chief adduced by affidavit
299 (1) In the trial of a simplified action, unless the Court directs otherwise, the evidence of each party shall be adduced by affidavit, which shall, subject to rules 279 and 281, be served and filed
(a) in the case of evidence of a plaintiff, at least 20 days before the trial; and
(b) in the case of evidence of a defendant, at least 10 days before the trial.
Marginal note:Witness to be made available
(2) Unless all adverse parties agree otherwise, a witness whose affidavit evidence is tendered at trial shall be made available for cross-examination at trial.
Marginal note:Reply evidence
(3) Subject to rule 281, reply evidence, including that of an expert witness, may be provided orally at trial.
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