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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 71 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-01-29:

Marginal note:How documents may be submitted

  •  (1) A document may be submitted for filing by being

    • (a) delivered to the Registry;

    • (b) mailed to the Registry; or

    • (c) subject to subsection (2), transmitted to the Registry by fax.

  • Marginal note:Limit on documents filed by fax

    (2) The following documents may not be filed by fax without the consent of the Administrator:

    • (a) a motion record, application record, trial record, appeal book or book of authorities; or

    • (b) any other document that is longer than 20 pages.

  • Marginal note:Fax cover page

    (3) A document that is submitted for filing by fax shall include a cover page in Form 71.

  • Marginal note:Reception by Registry

    (4) A document is not considered to have been submitted until

    • (a) it is received by the Registry and dated by the Administrator; and

    • (b) where a fee for its issuance or filing is payable under Tariff A, the fee is paid.

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