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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 453 from 2022-01-13 to 2023-01-25:


Marginal note:Summary determination of liability

  •  (1) If a garnishee disputes liability to pay a debt claimed to be owing or accruing to the judgment debtor or claims that the debt is for a lesser amount than that set out in the notice of garnishment, the Court may, on motion, summarily determine the garnishee’s liability or order that it be determined in any manner that the Court directs.

  • Marginal note:Service and filing

    (2) The party bringing the motion shall serve and file the notice of motion on all other parties within the following time limit:

    • (a) in the case of a motion brought by the judgment creditor or judgment debtor, within 21 days after the day on which that party is served with the declaration of garnishee; and

    • (b) in the case of a motion brought by the garnishee, within 21 days after the day on which the judgment creditor or judgment debtor is served with the declaration of garnishee, whichever is the earlier.

  • SOR/2021-245, s. 13
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