In force: 2016-06-16
63. Commercial cases. All cases where the initial application is based principally, in whole or in part, on any of the following legislative provisions is a commercial case and is tried in the Commercial Chamber:
(Statutes of Canada)
— The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. B-3);
— The Companies and Creditors’ Arrangement Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-36);
— The Winding-Up and Restructuring Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. W-11);
— The Canada Business Corporations Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-44);
— The Bank Act (S.C. 1991, c. 46 [R.S.C. 1985, c. B-1.01]);
— The Farm Debt Mediation Act (S.C. 1997, c. 21);
— The Commercial Arbitration Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. 17 (2nd Suppl.) [R.S.C. 1985, c. C-34.6]);
(Statutes of Québec)
– articles 527, 645 and 647 (homologation of an arbitration award);
– articles 507 and 508 (recognition and enforcement of an arbitration award made outside Québec);
— Act respecting the Autorité des marchés financiers (chapter A-33.2).
The same applies to any other case of a commercial nature, on a decision of the Chief Justice or a judge designated by the Chief Justice, made on initiative or on application.
Decision 2016-05-20, s. 63.