Defence Production Act
Marginal note:Appeal to Federal Court
25. (1) A person affected by an order or direction made by the Minister under section 24 may, within the period of thirty days after the receipt of a copy of the order or direction, inform the Minister of the intention of that person to appeal against the order or direction to the Federal Court and shall, within that period, file a notice of the intention in the Court and, on the giving and filing of the notice, all proceedings under the order or direction shall be stayed pending disposition of the appeal by the Federal Court.
Marginal note:Appellant may be ordered to give security
(2) Where a person has appealed under this section against an order or direction, a judge of the Federal Court may, on application made on behalf of the Minister, order the person to give security to the satisfaction of the Court for payment of the amount payable under the order or direction, or of such part of that amount, as the judge deems advisable in the circumstances, if it appears to the judge that the person has assets to pay the amount required to be paid by the person under the order or direction in whole or in part but that the assets may be disposed of or converted, before the appeal is decided, in such way that assets may not be available to pay any amount that may be owing as a result of the appeal.
Marginal note:Proceedings on appeal
(3) Where a notice of appeal has been filed in accordance with subsection (1), the Federal Court shall, on the application of the Minister or the appellant, give directions relative to the disposition of the appeal and, on the hearing of the appeal, shall have jurisdiction to review any order or direction of the Minister and may confirm the Minister’s order or direction or vary the same as it deems just and the decision of the Court is final and conclusive.
- R.S., c. D-2, s. 20;
- R.S., c. 10(2nd Supp.), s. 64.
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