26. In applying this Code, appropriate technological means that are available to both the parties and the court should be used whenever possible, taking into account the technological environment in place to support the business of the courts.
The court, may use such means or, if the interests of justice so require, order that such means be used by the parties, even on its own initiative, including for case management purposes, for holding hearings or for sending and receiving documents in a medium other than paper; if it considers it necessary, the court may also, despite an agreement between the parties, require a person to appear in person at a hearing, a conference or an examination.
2014, c. 1, a. 26; 2020, c. 29, s. 121.