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Ontario Superior Court Practice, 2013 Edition

Format Hardcover + e-Book + Forms (softcover)
Catalogue No. 978-0-433-47173-8
Pages Approx. 2000
Language English only
Price $79.00
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Prepared by The Honourable Mr. Justice Todd Archibald, The Honourable Gordon Killeen and James C. Morton.
Published by LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2012.

This is an annual publication. The 2013 edition was released September 2012.


Ontario Superior Court Practice is the only annotated Rules that highlights the crucial information and principles for you to understand and argue on the fly. Eschewing a simplistic case digest format, you'll find clear statements of the law and practice, along with easy-to-scan examples of its application throughout.

Ontario Superior Court Practice, 2013 Editionfeatures:
  • "Practice Notes" throughout — annotating the Rules and statutes by focusing on the governing principles for interpreting and applying the provision, with footnoted references to leading decisions
  • Causes of action, defences and remedies table — a unique and comprehensive listing of over 50 of the most common civil claims and heads of damages, detailing the necessary elements that must be pleaded — referenced by the leading case law
  • Substantive and procedural limitation periods — setting out the Ontario and federal statutory limitation periods. Plus, identification of procedural timelines under each rule as well as in table format and an overview of the common law of limitation periods.
  • Solicitors Act annotated — with rules governing the assessment and collection of accounts as reflected in the leading cases
  • E-Book format – easy download, off-line access and time-saving navigation. Links to all government prescribed forms, fully hyperlinked table of cases and index
New in this edition:
  • Summary judgments, reflecting the analysis in the Court of Appeal ground-breaking decision in Combined Air v. Flesch, along with numerous examples of how the courts applied this analysis in 2012 summary judgment decisions
  • Rule 17 service ex juris case in light of the Supreme Court of Canada's Breda decision in Van Breda
  • The increasing use of Rule 21 motions, with examples of the latest case law
  • Recent case law on other evolving areas such as:
    • Class actions
    • Calculation of limitation periods
    • Discovery and e-discovery
    • Small claims procedures, including the non-availability of discovery
  • Recently issued Superior Courts of Justice Practice Directions
  • Recent amendments to:
    • Courts of Justice Act from S.O. 2009, c. 33
    • Rules of Civil Procedure from O. Reg. 436/10
    • Rules of the Small Claims Court from O. Reg. 56/12
    • And much more.
Table of Contents:
  • Tables
    • Procedural Limitation Periods
    • Substantive Limitation Periods
    • Civil Appeal Routes
    • Causes of Action, Defences and Remedies
  • Statutes
    • Courts of Justice Act
    • Class Proceedings Act
    • Law Society Act (selected sections)
    • Solicitors Act
    • Limitations Act, 2002
    • Evidence Act
    • Judicial Review Procedure Act
  • Rules
    • Rules of Civil Procedure
    • Small Claims Court Rules
    • Family Law Rules
  • Tariffs and Fees
  • Appendices
  • Forms volume (softcover supplement)
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