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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 3 from 2022-01-13 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:General principle

 These Rules shall be interpreted and applied

  • (a) so as to secure the just, most expeditious and least expensive outcome of every proceeding; and

  • (b) with consideration being given to the principle of proportionality, including consideration of the proceeding’s complexity, the importance of the issues involved and the amount in dispute.

  • SOR/2021-244, s. 2

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