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Version of section 127 from 2010-08-03 to 2024-04-01:

Marginal note:Service of originating documents

  •  (1) An originating document that has been issued, other than in an appeal from the Federal Court to the Federal Court of Appeal or an ex parte application under rule 327, shall be served personally.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) A party who has already participated in the proceeding need not be personally served.

  • Marginal note:Service of notice of appeal on the Crown

    (3) Despite subsections (1) and (2), in the case of an appeal from Federal Court to the Federal Court of Appeal, if the Crown, the Attorney General of Canada or any other minister of the Crown is a respondent, the notice of appeal shall be served personally on them in accordance with rule 133.

  • SOR/2004-283, s. 13
  • SOR/2010-177, s. 1

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