139. An originating application must be served by bailiff. The same applies to other pleadings required to be served under this Code or another law.
Documents that must be served include
(1) subpoenas to witnesses;
(2) cross-applications and declaration of intervention;
(3) formal notices for the determination of boundaries;
(4) judgments granting an injunction or containing any other order to do or not do something;
(5) notices of appeal, applications for leave to appeal and applications for revocation of a judgment; and
(6) in execution matters, notices of execution, oppositions to seizure or sale, and applications for the annulment of a seizure or sale.
However, an application that impleads the Public Curator, the registrar of civil status, the land registrar, the personal and movable real rights registrar, the enterprise registrar or the Agence du revenu du Québec may be notified to them otherwise than by service. The same applies to applications and other pleadings under Title II of Book VI and to cross-applications instituted against a party represented by a lawyer.
2014, c. 1, a. 139; 2016, c. 29, s. 231; 2020, c. 29, s. 191.