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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 70 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-01-29:


Marginal note:Memorandum of fact and law

  •  (1) A memorandum of fact and law shall contain, in consecutively numbered paragraphs,

    • (a) a concise statement of fact, as Part I of the memorandum;

    • (b) a statement of the points in issue, as Part II of the memorandum;

    • (c) a concise statement of submissions, as Part III of the memorandum;

    • (d) a concise statement of the order sought, including any order concerning costs, as Part IV of the memorandum;

    • (e) a list of the authorities to be referred to, as Part V of the memorandum;

    • (f) in a proceeding other than an appeal, the provisions of any statutes or regulations cited or relied on that have not been reproduced in another party's memorandum, as Appendix A to the memorandum; and

    • (g) in a proceeding other than an appeal, a book of the authorities to be referred to that have not been included in another party's book of authorities, as Appendix B to the memorandum.

  • Marginal note:Enactments in both official languages

    (2) Extracts of federal statutes and regulations in Appendix A to a memorandum of fact and law shall be reproduced in both official languages.

  • Marginal note:Appendices

    (3) Appendices to a memorandum of fact and law may be bound separately from the rest of the memorandum.

  • Marginal note:Length

    (4) Unless otherwise ordered by the Court, a memorandum of fact and law, exclusive of Part V and appendices, shall not exceed 30 pages in length.

  • SOR/2002-417, s. 9
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