Federal Courts Rules
Marginal note:Individual questions
299.28 (1) If a judge determines common questions of law or fact in favour of a class or subclass and determines that there are questions that are applicable only to certain individual members of the class or subclass, the judge may
(a) order that the individual questions be determined in further hearings;
(b) appoint one or more persons to evaluate the individual questions and report back to the judge; or
(c) direct that the individual questions be determined in any other manner.
The judge may give directions relating to the procedures to be followed.
Marginal note:Who may preside
(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(a), the judge who determined the common questions of law or fact, another judge or, in the case of a claim referred to in subsection 50(3), a prothonotary may preside over the hearings of the individual questions.
Marginal note:Time for making claims
(3) When a judge determines that there are questions that are applicable only to certain individual members of the class or subclass, the judge shall set a time within which individual members are required to make claims in respect of the individual questions.
- SOR/2002-417, s. 17
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