Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Competent courts
525 (1) The following courts are competent courts for the purposes of this Part:
(a) a court listed in subsection (2) that has jurisdiction in all or part of the electoral district in question; and
(b) the Trial Division of the Federal Court.
(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(a), the courts are
(a) in the Province of Ontario, the Superior Court of Justice;
(b) in the Province of Quebec, the Superior Court;
(c) in the Provinces of Nova Scotia and British Columbia, the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories, the Supreme Court;
(d) in the Provinces of New Brunswick, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench;
(e) in the Provinces of Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland, the Trial Division of the Supreme Court; and
(f) in Nunavut, the Nunavut Court of Justice.
Marginal note:Rules of procedure
(3) An application shall be dealt with without delay and in a summary way. The court may, however, allow oral evidence to be given at the hearing of the application in specific circumstances.
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