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In Quebec, know your legislation in order to avoid appeals

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 @ 9:34 AM | By Daniel Urbas

In six brief paragraphs, Quebec’s Appeal Court recently applied a crucial rule of civil procedure governing appeals from the Court of Quebec. In doing so, it provided litigants a blunt reminder of certain limits to dispute resolution in Quebec.

The Appeal Court in Sanderson v. Malouf 2017 QCCQ 10659 dismissed an attempt to appeal a decision of the Court of Quebec. To do so, it held that it can hear appeals from the Court of Quebec when the latter exercises its trial court jurisdiction but cannot...