(cf SCR Part 7, rule 6; DCR Part 5, rule 3; LCR Part 5, rule 3)
(1) When filing originating process, a person may lodge additional copies for sealing.
(2) On receiving such copies, an officer of the court--(a) must seal with the court's seal a sufficient number of copies of the process for service on the other parties, and(b) if the process was filed by post, must forward the sealed copies to the lodging party.
(3) This rule does not apply in relation to originating process that is filed by means of an electronic case management system referred to in Part 3.
An original sealed copy of the originating process or a photocopy of a sealed copy may be served on a defendant: see rule 6.2.