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Version of section 385 from 2007-12-13 to 2013-02-07:


Marginal note:Powers of case management judge or prothonotary

  •  (1) Unless the Court directs otherwise, a case management judge or a prothonotary assigned under paragraph 383(c) shall deal with all matters that arise prior to the trial or hearing of a specially managed proceeding and may

    • (a) give any directions that are necessary for the just, most expeditious and least expensive determination of the proceeding on its merits;

    • (b) notwithstanding any period provided for in these Rules, fix the period for completion of subsequent steps in the proceeding;

    • (c) fix and conduct any dispute resolution or pre-trial conferences that he or she considers necessary; and

    • (d) subject to subsection 50(1), hear and determine all motions arising prior to the assignment of a hearing date.

  • Marginal note:Order for status review

    (2) A case management judge or a prothonotary assigned under paragraph 383(c) may, at any time, order that a status review be held in accordance with this Part.

  • Marginal note:Order to cease special management

    (3) A case management judge or a prothonotary assigned under paragraph 383(c) may order that a proceeding, other than a class proceeding, cease to be conducted as a specially managed proceeding, in which case the periods set out in these Rules for taking any subsequent steps apply.

  • SOR/2002-417, s. 24
  • SOR/2007-214, s. 4
  • SOR/2007-301, s. 10(E)
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