(1) If the Court orders a party to give standard discovery, the party must give discovery of documents:
(a) that are directly relevant to the issues raised by the pleadings or in the affidavits; and
(b) of which, after a reasonable search, the party is aware; and
(c) that are, or have been, in the party's control.
(2) For paragraph (1)(a), the documents must meet at least one of the following criteria:
(a) the documents are those on which the party intends to rely;
(b) the documents adversely affect the party's own case;
(c) the documents support another party's case;
(d) the documents adversely affect another party's case.
(3) For paragraph (1)(b), in making a reasonable search, a party may take into account the following:
(a) the nature and complexity of the proceeding;
(b) the number of documents involved;
(c) the ease and cost of retrieving a document;
(d) the significance of any document likely to be found;
(e) any other relevant matter.
(4) In this rule, a reference to an affidavit is a reference to:
(a) an affidavit accompanying an originating application; and
(b) an affidavit in response to the affidavit accompanying the originating application.
Note: Control is defined in the Dictionary.