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-1: Notification of Appeal Briefs by Technological Means 
  • Practice Direction G-2: Applications for Leave to Appeal
  • Practice Direction G-3: Technological version of briefs, memoranda and books of authorities
  • Practice Direction G-4: Notice to cease representing a party (s.194, para. 1 C.C.P.)
  • Practice Direction G-5: Transmission to the Office of the Court by technological means of certain                                                                 applications made with consent (s. 378 C.C.P.)
  • Practice Direction G-6: 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-7: 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-8: List of judgments deemed to have been filed in a book of authorities
                                                                    (s. 57 C.P.R.)


Notices of the Chief Justice

  1. Applications made to an appellate judge sitting alone under the Code of civil procedure – Pilot project concerning the delay for presentation - October 24, 2018
  2. Pilot project: use of timing light in the montreal courtrooms of the court of appeal - June 21, 2018
  3. New Court of Appeal’s Coordinating Judge for Quebec City - May 29, 2018
  4. Notice - Motions before a judge in chambers - News and reminders - August 18, 2014
  5. Notice relating to jurisprudence deemed to have been filed in a book of authorities - May 1, 2014
  6. Notice of hearing - October 3, 2013
  7. Taxation for disbursements with respect to in-house factums, written arguments and books of authorities - May 8, 2013
  8. Notice - Electronic delivery of copies of judgments – June 30, 2010
  9. Access to the Ernest-Cormier Building when carrying heavy briefcases – June 15, 2010
  10. Notice - Electronic version of a transcript – May 20, 2010
  11. Notice concerning case management in civil matters by the court of appeal (Art.45 to 62 of the Rules) – February 6, 2009
  12. Directive of the Chief Justice regarding exemption of search procedures effective as of – February 4, 2008
  13. Notice about the obtainment of a copy of the oral arguments – Form – November 13, 2007
  14. Notice concerning the destruction of exhibits produced with motions and books of authorities  – February 15, 2007
  15. 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 Matters – January 24, 2007
  16. Notice - Appeal in Bankruptcy and Insolvency – June 2, 2006