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Federal Courts Act

Version of section 13 from 2003-07-02 to 2020-06-17:


Marginal note:Sheriff

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may appoint a sheriff of the Federal Court of Appeal and of the Federal Court for any geographical area.

  • Marginal note:Ex officio sheriffs

    (2) If no sheriff is appointed under subsection (1) for a court for a geographical area, the sheriff and deputy sheriffs of the county or other judicial division or part of the county within that geographical area who are appointed under provincial law are ex officio sheriff and deputy sheriffs, respectively, of the Federal Court of Appeal and of the Federal Court.

  • Marginal note:Deputy sheriff

    (3) The Rules may provide for the appointment of deputy sheriffs.

  • Marginal note:Sheriffs are marshals

    (4) Every sheriff of the Federal Court of Appeal and of the Federal Court is ex officio a marshal of that court and every deputy sheriff of the Federal Court of Appeal and of the Federal Court is ex officio a deputy marshal of that court.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-7, s. 13
  • 2002, c. 8, s. 21
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