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The Court of Appeal Rules [Rules] and The Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal Rules (Saskatchewan) [Criminal Rules] are amended effective October 3, 2022, and the consolidated version of the Rules and the Criminal Rules are now available on the Court of Appeal’s website. Members of the profession are encouraged to review and become familiar with the revised and consolidated Rules and Criminal Rules, as well as Civil Practice Directive No. 3 and Criminal Practice Directive No. 3 (both of which concern electronic filing). The amended Rules:
Other amendments have been made in order to parallel the language used in the Court of King’s Bench, and to update references to that Court in the Rules and Forms. As a reminder, the new Rule 15 that reverses the automatic stay of execution or stay of proceedings upon the filing of a notice of appeal does not come into effect until January 1, 2023.
The amended Criminal Rules:
Additionally, all Civil and Criminal Forms are now available on the Court of Appeal’s website in both Word and PDF, for ease of downloading and completion.