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Federal Courts Rules

Version of section 81 from 2006-03-22 to 2009-12-09:

Marginal note:Content of affidavits

  •  (1) Affidavits shall be confined to facts within the personal knowledge of the deponent, except on motions in which statements as to the deponent's belief, with the grounds therefor, may be included.

  • Marginal note:Affidavits on belief

    (2) Where an affidavit is made on belief, an adverse inference may be drawn from the failure of a party to provide evidence of persons having personal knowledge of material facts.

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