Marginal note:Affidavits, etc.
42. Any affidavit, solemn affirmation or declaration required by any insurance company authorized by law to do business in Canada, in regard to any loss of or injury to person, property or life insured or assured therein, may be taken before any commissioner or other person authorized to take affidavits, before any justice of the peace or before any notary public for any province, and the commissioner, person, justice of the peace or notary public is required to take the affidavit, solemn affirmation or declaration.
- R.S., c. E-10, s. 39.
Marginal note:Foreign courts
43. This Part applies to the taking of evidence relating to proceedings in courts out of Canada.
- R.S., c. E-10, s. 40.
44. In this Part,
« cause »
“cause” includes a proceeding against a criminal;
« tribunal »
“court” means any superior court in any province;
« juge »
“judge” means any judge of any superior court in any province;
« serment »
“oath” includes a solemn affirmation in cases in which, by the law of Canada, or of a province, as the case may be, a solemn affirmation is allowed instead of an oath.
- R.S., c. E-10, s. 41;
- 1984, c. 40, s. 27.
45. This Part shall not be so construed as to interfere with the right of legislation of the legislature of any province requisite or desirable for the carrying out of the objects hereof.
- R.S., c. E-10, s. 42.
Marginal note:Order for examination of witness in Canada
46. (1) If, on an application for that purpose, it is made to appear to any court or judge that any court or tribunal outside Canada, before which any civil, commercial or criminal matter is pending, is desirous of obtaining the testimony in relation to that matter of a party or witness within the jurisdiction of the first mentioned court, of the court to which the judge belongs or of the judge, the court or judge may, in its or their discretion, order the examination on oath on interrogatories, or otherwise, before any person or persons named in the order, of that party or witness accordingly, and by the same or any subsequent order may command the attendance of that party or witness for the purpose of being examined, and for the production of any writings or other documents mentioned in the order and of any other writings or documents relating to the matter in question that are in the possession or power of that party or witness.
Marginal note:Video links, etc.
(2) For greater certainty, testimony for the purposes of subsection (1) may be given by means of technology that permits the virtual presence of the party or witness before the court or tribunal outside Canada or that permits that court or tribunal, and the parties, to hear and examine the party or witness.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-5, s. 46;
- 1999, c. 18, s. 89.
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