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Version of section 329 from 2022-01-13 to 2024-05-01:


Marginal note:Affidavit

  •  (1) An affidavit filed in an application under rule 327 shall contain the following information:

    • (a) a statement confirming that the foreign judgment or arbitral award was not fully satisfied as at the filing of the application;

    • (b) a statement confirming that the debtor appeared in the original proceeding;

    • (c) an address in Canada for service on the creditor;

    • (d) the name and usual or last known address of the debtor;

    • (e) a statement indicating whether interest has accrued on the amount payable under the foreign judgment or arbitral award in accordance with the law of the state of the originating court or arbitral tribunal and, if interest has accrued, the rate of interest, the day from which it is payable, the amount due at the time of the filing of the application and, if applicable, the day on which interest ceases to accrue;

    • (f) if applicable, the rate of exchange into Canadian currency prevailing on the day on which the foreign judgment was rendered or the arbitral award was made, as ascertained from a chartered bank in Canada;

    • (g) a statement confirming that, having made careful and full inquiries, the applicant knows of no impediment to registration of the foreign judgment or recognition and enforcement of the arbitral award; and

    • (h) a statement confirming that the foreign judgment or arbitral award is executory, that no appeal or other form of judicial review is pending and that any time prescribed for the making of an appeal or application for judicial review has expired.

  • Marginal note:Documents

    (2) The affidavit shall be accompanied by an exemplified or certified copy of the foreign judgment or arbitral award, any reasons — including dissenting reasons — and, in the case of an arbitral award, a copy of the arbitration agreement under which the award was made.

  • Marginal note:Additional requirement

    (3) If the debtor did not appear in the original proceeding, the affidavit referred to in subsection (1) shall be accompanied by an affidavit attesting that the document instituting the original proceeding was served on the debtor.

  • SOR/2006-219, s. 12
  • SOR/2021-245, s. 6

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