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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 299.19 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-12-12:

Marginal note:Contents of order

  •  (1) An order certifying an action as a class action shall

    • (a) describe the class;

    • (b) state the name of the representative plaintiff;

    • (c) state the nature of the claims made on behalf of the class;

    • (d) state the relief claimed by or from the class;

    • (e) set out the common questions of law or fact for the class; and

    • (f) specify the time and manner for members to opt out of the class action.

  • Marginal note:Subclasses

    (2) If the judge determines that a class includes a subclass whose members have claims that raise common questions of law or fact not shared by all class members so that the protection of the interests of the subclass members requires that they be separately represented, the order certifying the action as a class action shall include the information referred to in subsection (1) in respect of the subclass.

  • SOR/2002-417, s. 17

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