Federal Courts Rules
Marginal note:Court files
23 (1) The Administrator shall maintain a file in the National Capital Region in respect of every proceeding in the Court, in which shall be kept, stamped with the date and time of filing and bound permanently in the order of filing,
(a) every document filed under these Rules, an order of the Court or an Act of Parliament, other than affidavits or other material filed in support of a motion or as evidence at trial;
(b) all correspondence between a party and the Registry;
(c) all orders;
(d) copies of all writs issued in the proceeding; and
(e) such other documents relating to the proceeding as the Court may direct.
(2) An annex to the Court file shall be maintained in respect of every proceeding in the Court, in which shall be kept
(a) all affidavits;
(b) all exhibits; and
(c) all other documents and material in the custody of the Court or the Registry that are not required under subsection (1) to be kept in the Court file.
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