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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 74 from 2022-01-13 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Removal of documents

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Court may, at any time, order that a document be removed from the Court file if the document

    • (a) was not filed in accordance with these Rules, an order of the Court or an Act of Parliament;

    • (b) is scandalous, frivolous, vexatious or clearly unfounded; or

    • (c) is otherwise an abuse of the process of the Court.

  • Marginal note:Opportunity to make submissions

    (2) The Court may only make an order under subsection (1) if all interested parties have been given an opportunity to make submissions.

  • SOR/2021-244, s. 8

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