Federal Courts Rules
449 (1) Subject to rules 452 and 456, on the ex parte motion of a judgment creditor, the Court may order
(i) a debt owing or accruing from a person in Canada to a judgment debtor, or
(ii) a debt owing or accruing from a person outside Canada to a judgment debtor, where the debt is one for which the person might be sued in Canada by the judgment debtor,
be attached to answer the judgment debt; and
(b) that the person attend, at a specified time and place, to show cause why the person should not pay to the judgment creditor the debt or any lesser amount sufficient to satisfy the judgment.
Marginal note:Service of show cause order
(2) An order to show cause made under subsection (1) shall be served, at least seven days before the time appointed for showing cause,
(a) on the garnishee personally; and
(b) unless the Court directs otherwise, on the judgment debtor.
Marginal note:Debts bound as of time of service
(3) Subject to rule 452, an order under subsection (1) binds the debts attached as of the time of service of the order.
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