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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 299.12 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-12-12:


Marginal note:By member

  •  (1) A member of a class of persons may commence an action on behalf of the members of that class.

  • Marginal note:Statement of claim

    (2) The statement of claim in an action commenced by a member of a class of persons on behalf of the members of that class shall be prefaced by the heading "Proposed Class Action".

  • Marginal note:Motion for certification of action

    (3) A member who commences an action on behalf of a class of persons shall bring a motion for the certification of the action as a class action and the appointment of the member as representative plaintiff.

  • Marginal note:Who may be representative

    (4) The representative of a class shall be a person who may act as a plaintiff under these Rules.

  • SOR/2002-417, s. 17
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