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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 437 from 2006-03-22 to 2022-01-12:


Marginal note:Period of validity of writ

  •  (1) A writ of execution is valid for six years after its date of issuance.

  • Marginal note:Extension of validity of writ

    (2) On motion, where a writ has not been wholly executed, the Court may, before the writ would otherwise expire, order that the validity of the writ, including a writ the validity of which has previously been extended, be extended for a further period of six years.

  • Marginal note:Conditions for execution of extended writ

    (3) Before execution of a writ the validity of which has been extended by an order under subsection (2),

    • (a) the writ shall be endorsed with a notice setting out the date on which the order was made; or

    • (b) the moving party shall serve a certified copy of the order on the sheriff to whom the writ is directed.

  • Marginal note:Effect of extended writ

    (4) A writ the validity of which has been extended under subsection (2) continues without interruption.

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