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FCA warns parties on adjournment requests

By Timothy Fitzsimmons

In recent years, the Tax Court of Canada has strictly applied the requirements for adjournments and timetable amendments as described in the court’s Practice Note No. 14. We understand this may have been prompted by a practice that had developed over time whereby the parties to an appeal would consent to extensions of time or adjournments and then informally seek the court’s approval.

The Federal Court of Appeal appears to have been wrestling with similar scheduling and adjournment issues. In UHA Research Society v Canada (2014 FCA 134), the appellant sought an adjournment of a hearing date due to the unavailability of counsel…

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