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Approved by the Court of Queen’s Bench which came into force on July 1, 2013.

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  Queen's Bench Rules - Parts 1 to 18
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended October 1, 2016.
  Table of Contents
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended August 21, 2014, August 1, 2016 and October 1, 2016.
  Part 1: Foundational Rules
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation.
Part 1 of The Queen’s Bench Rules is the foundation for all the other rules.
  Part 2: The Parties to Litigation
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended January 1, 2016 and October 1, 2016.
Rules in this Part facilitate Court actions by and against personal representatives, trustees, partnerships, sole proprietors, and other entities.
  Part 3: Court Actions
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended January 1, 2016 and August 1, 2016.
This Part describes the documents to be used to commence and defend court actions and the options that parties have during court proceedings.
  Part 4: Managing Litigation
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended January 1, 2016.
This Part states that each party is responsible for managing litigation. Once a statement of claim, defence, reply and, in more complicated actions, a counterclaim or third party claim and related pleadings have been served and filed, each party knows what claims and defences are being made in an action.
  Part 5: Disclosure of Information
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended January 1, 2016 and August 1, 2016.
This Part describes the information and documents that the parties must disclose to each other and when and how the parties may question each other about the dispute.
  Part 6: Resolving Issues and Preserving Rights
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended January 1, 2016 and August 1, 2016.
This Part is designed to resolve issues and questions arising in the course of a Court action. It includes rules describing how applications are made to the Court and responded to by others, rules on admissions, rules for preserving and protecting property and rules for preserving and obtaining evidence.
  Part 7: Resolving Claims without a Full Trial
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended January 1, 2016 and August 1, 2016.
This Part allows a claim to be resolved through processes to expedite proceedings or avoid a full trial.
  Part 8: Expedited Procedure
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation.
This Part describes the abbreviated pre-trial procedures available if the trial of the action will be 3 days or less, and the action otherwise meets the requirements set out in rule 8-2.
  Part 9: Trial
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation.
This Part includes rules for obtaining a trial date and subpoenas and also includes rules for the conduct of a trial. Amended August 1, 2016.
  Part 10: Judgments and Orders
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended January 1, 2016 and August 1, 2016.
This Part describes how judgments and Court orders are prepared and how they can be amended, varied or set aside, as well as how they can be enforced.
  Part 11: Recoverable Costs of Litigation, Assessment of Costs and Sanctions
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation.
This Part deals with how the Court may make an order or direction with respect to costs in a proceeding, etc. Amended August 1, 2016.
  Part 12: Service of Documents
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation.
This Part describes how the documents that start Court actions (commencement documents) and all other documents must be served. Special rules describe how documents are to be served outside Saskatchewan. Amended August 1, 2016.
  Part 13: Technical Rules
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended January 1, 2016, August 1, 2016 and October 1, 2016.
This Part contains rules respecting calculating time. It also deals with various administrative matters, including the filing of documents and certification of copies of original documents.
  Part 14: Civil Appeals to Queen's Bench
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation.
This Part describes how an appeal of an order or decision of a provincial court judge dealing with civil (non-criminal) matters may be heard by a judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench.
  Part 15: Family Law Proceedings
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation.
This Part applies to family law proceedings, which include proceedings under The Adoption Act, 1998, The Child and Family Services Act, The Children’s Law Act, 1997, The Dependants’ Relief Act, 1996, the Divorce Act (Canada), The Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act, 1997, The Family Maintenance Act, 1997, The Homesteads Act, 1989, The Inter-jurisdictional Support Orders Act, The International Child Abduction Act, 1996, The Marriage Act, 1995, The Family Property Act, The Parents’ Maintenance Act, The Victims of Domestic Violence Act, Part XXI of The Queen’s Bench Act, 1998, and any other Act that confers jurisdiction on the Family Law Division. Amended August 1, 2016.
  Part 16: Probate and Administration of Estates
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation. Amended January 1, 2016.
This Part applies to proceedings for probate and administration of estates.
  Part 17: Definitions
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation.
This Part contains definitions of words and phrases that appear in the rules. It also contains certain interpretive rules. Amended August 1, 2016 and October 1, 2016.
  Part 18: Transitional Rules and Coming into Force
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation.
This Part contains rules to facilitate the transition from the previous rules to the new rules.
  Criminal Proceedings
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation - CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS - Effective January 2014. Amended December 1, 2014.
  Queen's Bench Forms
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation - QUEEN’S BENCH FORMS - Consolidated and Revised effective January 1, 2016. Amended August 1, 2016.
  Queen's Bench Practice Directives
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation - QUEEN’S BENCH PRACTICE DIRECTIVES
  Tariff of Costs
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation - TARIFF OF COSTS. Amended August 1, 2015.
  Federal Court Rules
This is an extract from the complete Rules of Court (English) Consolidation - FEDERAL COURT RULES.