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Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench issues guidelines on electronic documents

Thursday, July 09, 2020 @ 11:39 AM | By Ian Burns


The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has issued guidelines for documents filed by e-mail or digital upload.

According to the court’s press release, to facilitate the effective receipt, handling, management and use of these documents by court staff and the judiciary, the court has prepared the guidelines, applicable to all documents filed by e-mail or digital upload. All counsel and parties are expected to comply with these guidelines to the greatest extent permitted by their technological resources.

Unless otherwise expressly suspended or stated to be inapplicable, all of the filing requirements in the rules of court or practice notes for pagination, numbered paragraphs, page limits, indexes and other such requirements apply to documents filed electronically.

The guidelines can be found here.