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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 47 from 2007-06-07 to 2024-02-06:

Marginal note:Discretionary powers

  •  (1) Unless otherwise provided by these Rules, if these Rules grant a discretionary power to the Court, a judge or prothonotary has jurisdiction to exercise that power on his or her own initiative or on motion.

  • Marginal note:Exercise of powers on motion

    (2) Where these Rules provide that powers of the Court are to be exercised on motion, they may be exercised only on the bringing of a motion.

  • SOR/2007-130, s. 1

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