Court of Appeal of Quebec

Notices in civil matters


Notice of Amendment

Article 84 of the Civil Practice Regulation of the Court of Appeal, authorizes the Chief Justice to publish a Notice of Amendment to inform counsel of a proposed amendment to a provision of this Regulation and to invite them to apply it immediately as if it were in force. Below you will find a list of the notices published to date.


Practice Direction

Section 83 of the Civil Practice Regulation of the Court of Appeal, authorizes the Clerk to publish practice directions to explain or render this Regulation or a practice before the Court more precise.  These practices directions may be reviewed and amended from time to time.

Below you will find a list of the practice directions published to date.

The Court of Appeal remains open to all suggestions regarding the improvement of our appeal procedures.  Any suggestions may be submitted to the following e-mail address: courdappelmtl@judex.qc.ca

  • Practice Direction G-1This link open a pdf file in a new window.(234 KB): Notification of Appeal Briefs by Technological Means 
  • Practice Direction G-2This link open a pdf file in a new window.(232 KB): Applications for Leave to Appeal
  • Practice Direction G-3This link open a pdf file in a new window.(191 KB): Technological version of briefs, memoranda and books of authorities
  • Practice Direction G-4This link open a pdf file in a new window.(223 KB): Notice to cease representing a party (s.194, para. 1 C.C.P.)
  • Practice Direction G-5This link open a pdf file in a new window.(55 KB): Transmission to the Office of the Court by technological means of certain                                                                 applications made with consent (s. 378 C.C.P.)
  • Practice Direction G-6This link open a pdf file in a new window.(240 KB): Documents attached to an application and necessary for its adjudication                                                                   (Applications presentable before a judge sitting alone) -                                                                                                REVISED ON JANUARY 25, 2018
  • Practice Direction G-7This link open a pdf file in a new window.(240 KB): Documents attached to an application and necessary for its adjudication                                                                   (Applications presentable before a panel of three judges)                                                                                              REVISED ON JANUARY 25, 2018
  • Practice Direction G-8This link open a pdf file in a new window.(165 KB): List of judgments deemed to have been filed in a book of authorities
                                                                    (s. 57 C.P.R.)


Notices of the Chief Justice

  1. Pilot project: use of timing light in the montreal courtrooms of the court of appealThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(120 KB) - June 21, 2018
  2. Notice - Motions before a judge in chambers - News and remindersThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(55 KB) - August 18, 2014
  3. Notice relating to jurisprudence deemed to have been filed in a book of authoritiesThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(125 KB) - May 1, 2014
  4. Notice of hearingThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(38 KB) - October 3, 2013
  5. Notice - Coordinating Judge of the Québec divisionThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(63 KB) - June 17, 2013
  6. Taxation for disbursements with respect to in-house factums, written arguments and books of authoritiesThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(29 KB) - May 8, 2013
  7. Notice - Electronic delivery of copies of judgmentsThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(29 KB) – June 30, 2010
  8. Access to the Ernest-Cormier Building when carrying heavy briefcasesThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(22 KB) – June 15, 2010
  9. Notice - Electronic version of a transcriptThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(22 KB) – May 20, 2010
  10. Notice concerning case management in civil matters by the court of appeal (Art.45 to 62 of the Rules)This link open a pdf file in a new window.(18 KB) – February 6, 2009
  11. Directive of the Chief Justice regarding exemption of search procedures effective as ofThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(42 KB) – February 4, 2008
  12. Notice about the obtainment of a copy of the oral argumentsThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(19 KB) – FormThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(37 KB) – November 13, 2007
  13. Notice concerning the destruction of exhibits produced with motions and books of authorities This link open a pdf file in a new window.(14 KB) – February 15, 2007
  14. Notice concerning article 68 e) of the rules of the court of appeal in civil matters and Article 71 e) of the Rules in Criminal MattersThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(14 KB) – January 24, 2007
  15. Notice - Appeal in Bankruptcy and InsolvencyThis link open a pdf file in a new window.(14 KB) – June 2, 2006