Alberta Rules of Court Annotated 2019 is a unique collection of all the rules of civil procedure you need to practise before every court in Alberta. Actual extracts from judgments meaningfully help you interpret the rules of civil procedure. Selected and significant case law aids your understanding of the rules and pinpoint references to quoted pages help ensure efficiency. It also includes a comprehensive index to speed up research. Available in two volumes format to ensure portability and ease of access to expert insight on the rules of civil procedure in Alberta, Alberta Rules of Court Annotated 2019 also includes a CD-ROM with fillable forms.
Main Volume – Print All needed practice tools are contained in this portable volume including:
- Full text of the Alberta Rules of Court, annotated with direct quotations from all significant decisions that interpret and apply the Rules
- Full text of the Rules regarding appeals to the Court of Appeal, annotated with quotations from all significant decisions that interpret and apply the Rules
- Rules of Court Schedule B (Court Fees and Witness and Other Allowances) and Schedule C (Tariff of Recoverable Fees)
- Concordances between the new and old Rules
- Procedural Charts for practice structure and timelines
- Practice Notes
- Class Proceedings Act (Alberta)
- Table of Cases
Volume Two – Print
- Surrogate Rules - Full text of the Surrogate Rules, annotated with quotations from all significant decisions, Practice Notes and Forms
- The Hague Convention
- Judicial Districts Regulation
Practice Advisor available upon request on standing order subscription
New in this edition
This new edition contains updates and reports on numerous new developments, rule changes and jurisprudence in the Court, including:
- Legislation updated to Alberta Gazette vol. 114: 07 (April 14, 2018) and Canada Gazette vol. 152:8 (April 18, 2018)
- Updates to legislation include:
- Civil enforcement Regulation made under the Civil Enforcement Act, Alta. Reg. 275/95 as amended by Alta. Reg. 221/2017
- New and updated Practice Notes, Notices to the Profession, Practice Directions and Practice Directives which include:
- Notices to the Profession
- Charter Applications in Criminal Cases Including Section 11(B) Unreasonable Delay Applications ((NP 2017-01 - April 25, 2017)
- Duty Grid Pilot Project - September 5, 2017 (NP 2017-02 - July 12, 2017)
- Chief Justice and Associate Chief Justice: Allocation of Administrative Responsibilities (NP 2017-04 - November 9, 2017)
- Enhanced Scheduling – Expanded Bookings and Expedited Hearings (NP 2017-06 - December 4, 2017)
- Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta Criminal Procedure Rules (NP 2017-07 – December 13, 2017)
- High Potency Narcotics Protocol (NP 2018-01 March 18, 2018)
- Queen’s Bench Family Law Practice Notes
- Family Law Practice Note 10 - Access to Court Files in Family Law Proceedings (Effective: October 15, 2017)
- Family Law Practice Note 2 - Family Law Regular and Special Chambers (Effective April 3, 2018)
- Family Law Practice Note 2 - Tipsheet For Parties – Filing an Application (See Paragraphs 5â€9, 26, 50â€51) (April 2, 2018)
- Family Law Practice Note 2 - Tipsheet For Parties – Consequences for Failure to Comply (April 2, 2018)
- Updated commentary and case law:
- Singh v. Kaler 2017 ABCA 275 (Rule 3.12) – This case considers when statements of claim start a new action.
- Mazepa v. Embree 2014 ABCA 438 (Rule 3.25) - In this decision, the court looks at how the pleadings affect available remedies.
- Alberta v. Suncor Energy Inc. 2017 ABCA 221 (Rules 5.6 and 5.7) - The court considers the issue of privilege.
- UBG Builders Inc., Re 2017 ABQB 791 (Rule 10.29) – This case discusses Bullock and Sanderson costs orders.
- Luft v. Taylor, Zinkhofer & Conway 2017 ABCA 228 (Rule 10.31) – In this case, the court reviews the solicitor and client costs and solicitor and own client costs.
- Mckerness v. Whitson 2017 ABCA 207 (Rule 14.5) – In this case, Justice Slatter commented on the test for permission to appeal in cases involving child-related family law issues.
- Starke Capital Corp. v. Strategic Acquisition Corp. 2017 ABCA 217 (Rule 14.5) – The court in this case, discussed when leave to appeal a costs order is not required.
- Odland v. Odland 2017 ABCA 397 (Rules 3.2 and 3.3) - This case discusses the law on transferring an action.
- Geophysical Services Inc. v. NWest Energy Corp. 2017 ABQB 232 (Rules 5.6 and 10.52) - This case discusses the nature of disclosure of information under Part 5 of the Rules.
- Demb v. Valhalla Group Ltd. 2017 ABCA 340 (Rules 5.6 and 10.52) Part 5 of the Rules) – This case discusses the nature of disclosure of information under Part 5 of the Rules.
- Enerflow v. NOVEnerflow ULC 2017 ABQB 334 (Rule 5.11) - Guidance is given as to when a court will actually review the documents over which privilege is claimed.
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