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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 47 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-06-06:

Marginal note:Court's discretionary powers

  •  (1) Unless otherwise provided in these Rules, the discretionary powers of the Court under these Rules may be exercised by the Court of its own initiative or on motion.

  • Marginal note:Exercise of powers on motion

    (2) Where these Rules provide that powers of the Court are to be exercised on motion, they may be exercised only on the bringing of a motion.

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