Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal
Practice and Procedure
Criminal ProcedureThe practice and procedure of the Court of Appeal is governed by legislation and the decisions of the Court.
Procedure in civil matters is governed by the Judicature Act, and the Rules of Civil Procedure. Rule 61 of the Rules of Civil Procedure specifically governs appeals in civil cases. Particular attention should be paid to Rule 61 and its forms.
Other statutes and rules may govern in specific situations, such as appeals and reviews from administrative bodies.
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The Book of Authorities is a list of commonly cited cases, both criminal and civil, used to support arguments. They do not have to be copied and filed with the court.
The Court of Appeal Practice Directions provide direction and guidance on matters of practice and procedure.