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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 2.28

Documents accepted for filing--removal from Court file and storage

             (1)  A document which has been accepted for filing will be removed from a Court file if:

                     (a)  the Court has ordered that the document be removed from the Court file:

                              (i)  on its own initiative; or

                             (ii)  on the application of a party under rule 6.01 or subrule 16.21(2); or

                     (b)  for an affidavit--the Court has ordered that the affidavit be removed from the Court file:

                              (i)  on its own initiative; or

                             (ii)  on the application of a party under subrule 29.03(2); or

                     (c)  the Court is satisfied that the document:

                              (i)  is otherwise an abuse of process of the Court; or

                             (ii)  should not, under rule 2.27, have been accepted for filing.

             (2)  A party may apply to the Court for an order under subparagraph (1)(c)(i) or (ii) that a document be removed from the Court file.

             (3)  A document removed from a Court file under this rule must be stored:

                     (a)  if an order mentioned in this rule specifies a way to store the document--in the way specified in the order; or

                     (b)  otherwise--as directed by the District Registrar.



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