Registration and Coming into force of Amendments to the Rules Expert Witnesses

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TO       :           Members of the Profession

FROM:           R.P. Guenette
                        A/Chief Administrator

DATE:            October 20, 2006

RE      :           Registration and Coming into force of Amendments to the                                 Rules - Expert Witnesses
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Enclosed is a copy of a Notice to the Profession by the Honourable John D. Richard, Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal.

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October 12, 2006

NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION

I wish to inform you that the amendments to the Federal Courts Rules concerning expert witnesses have been approved by the Governor General in Council.

The Rules amending the Federal Court Rules were registered on September 21, 2006 and came into force on that date.

These amendments are posted on both the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal websites.

For more information, please contact Mr. François Giroux, Secretary to the Federal Courts Rules Committee at (613) 995-5063 or by e-mail at francois.giroux@cas-satj.gc.ca.


    “John D. Richard”
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    Chief Justice