Two groups of amendments to the Federal Courts Rules and one group of amendments to the Federal Courts Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Protection Rules were approved on June 17, 2021, and came into force upon registration.

These amendments make a number of changes to the Federal Courts Rules including: providing clarity to the Rules by eliminating contradictions between the English and French versions, reducing duplication of paper copies to be filed and other procedural changes.

Federal Courts Citizenship, Immigration, and Refugee Protection Rules consolidates a number of changes such as introducing a simplified procedure to request an anonymity order and amending the definition of an “appeal” to reflect the changes under the Citizenship Act.

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