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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 65 from 2013-02-08 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Format of printed documents

 A printed document that is prepared for use in a proceeding shall be legible, the print — including all references in the document — shall be in 12-point Times New Roman, Arial or Tahoma font and each page of the document shall

  • (a) be on good quality white or off-white paper, measuring 21.5 cm by 28 cm (8½ in. by 11 in.);

  • (b) have top and bottom margins of not less than 2.5 cm and left and right margins of not less than 3.5 cm;

  • (c) be printed on one side of the paper only, unless the document is a book of authorities; and

  • (d) have no more than 30 lines, exclusive of headings.

  • SOR/2004-283, s. 12
  • SOR/2013-18, s. 3

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