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FAMILY LAW REGULATIONS 1984 - REG 67Q

Registration of award (Act s 13H)

             (1)  For section 13H of the Act, an application to register an award made in an arbitration must be in accordance with Form 8.

             (2)  The applicant must serve a copy of the application on each other party to the award.

             (3)  A party on whom an application is served may, within 28 days after service, bring to the attention of the court any reason why the award should not be registered.

Note:          An example of a way of bringing a matter to the attention of the court is by filing an affidavit.

             (4)  If nothing is brought to the court's attention under subregulation (3), the court must register the award.

             (5)  If a party brings a matter to the court's attention under subregulation (3), the court must, after giving all parties a reasonable opportunity to be heard in relation to the matter, determine whether to register the award.

Note:          For the effect of registration, see subsection 13H(2) of the Act.



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