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FEDERAL CIRCUIT COURT RULES 2001 - RULE 15.31

Notice to admit facts or documents

             (1)  A party to a proceeding (the first party ) may, by notice in accordance with the approved form, ask another party to admit, for the proceeding, the facts or documents specified in the notice.

             (2)  If the other party does not, within 14 days, serve a notice on the first party disputing the fact or the authenticity of the document, the other party is taken to admit, for the proceeding only, the fact or the authenticity of the document.

             (3)  The other party may, with the Court's leave, withdraw an admission taken to have been made under subrule (2).

             (4)  Unless the Court otherwise orders, if the other party serves a notice disputing a fact or the authenticity of a document and the fact or the authenticity of the document is later proved in the proceeding, the party must pay the costs of the proof.



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