Precedent - Generic Application

From Criminal Law Notebook
Jump to navigation Jump to search
PRECEDENT TERMS OF USE

All forms, templates and precedents, including anything found on this page, can be used without the need for any attribution when used in the course for any court filings.

Generic Application

Index
  • Notice of Application
  • Supporting Affidavit
  • Affidavit of Service
  • Order of Court
NOTICE OF APPLICATION/MOTION (GENERIC)

C A N A D A File# ________________
PROVINCE OF [PROVINCE]
COUNTY OF [COUNTY]

IN THE [LEVEL] COURT OF [PROVINCE]

BETWEEN:

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

– and –

[ACCUSED NAME]




NOTICE OF APPLICATION/MOTION




WHEREAS the accused, [accused name], has been charged that on or about [dates of the offence] he/she is alleged to have committed offences contrary to section(s) [list sections] of the Criminal Code;

TAKE NOTICE that an application will be brought at [time] a.m./p.m. on the [date] day of [month], [year], at [address] for an order granting [relief being sought].

THE APPLICANT RELIES ON THE FOLLOWING GROUNDS:

  1. [grounds consisting of reasons for granting the relief and alleged facts]
  2. ...
  3. Any additional grounds as counsel may advise and this Honourable Court may permit.

IN SUPPORT OF THIS APPLICATION, THE APPLICANT RELIES ON THE FOLLOWING EVIDENCE:

  1. [SET OUT documents and transcripts upon which the applicant relies upon; e.g affidavit, transcript, business records, oral evidence]
  2. ...
  3. Any additional evidence as counsel may advise and this Honourable Court may permit.

THE APPLICANT SEEKS THE FOLLOWING RELIEF:

  1. An Order allowing the Application and granting [describe the type of order and terms of the order]

FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS APPLICATION, THE APPLICANT MAY BE SERVED AT:

By service in accordance with the appropriate Rules of Court, at

[party name]
[party title]
[address]
[address]
[address]
Tel: (xxx) xxx-xxxx
Fax: (xxx) xxx-xxxx
Email: xxx@xxxxxx.xxx

DATED at ______________, in the Province of _______________, this _____ day of _____________, 20___.


_________________________________
[counsel's name]
[Counsel's title]

TO:

[parties requiring notice]
[contact info]

AND TO:

[other necessary parties]
[contact info]

cc.

[other party where notice not legally required such as co-counsel, etc.]

[Internal File Coding]

AFFIDAVIT (GENERIC)

C A N A D A File# ________________
PROVINCE OF [PROVINCE]
COUNTY OF [COUNTY]

IN THE [LEVEL] COURT OF [PROVINCE]

BETWEEN:

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

– and –

[ACCUSED NAME]




AFFIDAVIT OF [AFFIANT NAME]




I, [Affiant name], of [City], in the [Community] and Province of [Province], make oath and say as follows that:

  1. I am the [relationship to case] herein and have personal knowledge of the matters and facts herein deposed to, except where stated to be based on information and belief, in which case I do verily believe the same to be true.
  2. ...

SWORN/AFFIRMED TO at [city], in the region of
[region], Province of
[province], this [day]
day of [month], 20____, before me:

________________________________

Commissioner of Oaths/Barrister of
the [level] Court of [province]

)
)
)
)
)
) _____________________________
) [Affiant Name]
) [Affiant title]
)

[Internal File Coding]

Affidavit of Service

IN THE MATTER OF AN APPLICATION PURSUANT TO

SECTION [relevant section for service] OF THE CRIMINAL CODE

AND IN THE MATTER OF [person to serve]




AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE




I, [name], of [city], in the County of [count], Province of [province], make oath and say as follows:

  1. I have personal knowledge of the matters and facts hereinafter deposed to except where stated to be on information and belief and where so stated, I verily believe the same to be true.
  2. I am a member of [organization] and am a [peace officer/other designation].
  3. I did, on the ________ day of ___________, 20__, before the hour of _______ in the _____ noon, personally serve [person to serve], with true copies of the documents attached hereto to this my Affidavit, consisting of:
    1. [list the notices, and other documents served]
  4. My means of knowledge as to the identity of the person so served were as follows:
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________

SWORN/AFFIRMED TO at [city], in the region of
[region], Province of
[province], this [day]
day of [month], 20____, before me:

________________________________

Commissioner of Oaths/Barrister of
the [level] Court of [province]

)
)
)
)
)
) _____________________________
) [Affiant Name]
) [Affiant title]
)




Acknowledgment of Service

I, [name of person accepting service], hereby acknowledge that I have received, from [organization issuing service], the within document and the attachments thereto this ___ day of __________, 20__ on behalf of [actual person needing notice], [name of actual person], and that the receipt of same constitutes valid service and notice pursuant to the relevant legislation and Rules of Court.


____________________________________ [name of person accepting service] [title of person accepting service]

DRAFT ORDER (GENERIC)

C A N A D A File# ________________
PROVINCE OF [PROVINCE]
COUNTY OF [COUNTY]

IN THE [LEVEL] COURT OF [PROVINCE]

BETWEEN:

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

– and –

[ACCUSED NAME]




ORDER
'




BEFORE THE HONOURABLE Judge or Justice [name of judge or justice] at [community/city], [province].

UPON the Application of counsel for [party] for an order pursuant to section [section] of the Criminal Code that ....;

WHEREAS the accused, [accused name], has been charged that on or about [dates of the offence] he/she is alleged to have committed offences contrary to section(s) [list sections] of the Criminal Code;

AND UPON BEING SATISFIED THAT...

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT ...

FURTHER, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT ...

DATED at ______________, in the Province of _______________, this _____ day of _____________, 20___.

_____________________________
[name of title and judge]

TO:

[parties requiring notice]
[contact info]

AND TO:

[other necessary parties]
[contact info]

cc.

[other party where notice not legally required such as co-counsel, etc.]

[Internal File Coding]