1.6 The appellant serves an appeal record

Last Reviewed: June 2023 Reviewed by: Court of Appeal Staff

Not more than 60 days after the appellant files a notice of appeal or after having been granted leave to appeal by a justice in chambers, the appellant must file and serve an appeal record. The appeal record contains key documents about the proceeding under appeal. Rule 23 and the paper or e-filing completion instructions for appeal records provide further details. The appellant must serve one copy of the filed appeal record on you and any other respondent.

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Completion instructions for appeal records, paper or e-filing

An appeal record generally contains:

  • The order from the court below. If the order has not yet been entered in the court below, you can provide the order later, when the order has been entered. You must provide an entered order before a date is set for the hearing of your appeal. See Rule 32 for details about readying an appeal for hearing.
  • A copy of the reasons for judgment.
  • The notice of appeal (and, if applicable, the notice of application for leave to appeal and the order granting leave to appeal).
  • If applicable, a notice under the Constitutional Question Act (for example, if you are challenging the constitutional validity or applicability or any law or seeking a constitutional remedy).

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