Alberta Court of Appeal

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Court of Appeal
Court of Appeal
Currency date
September 4, 2020
Jurisdiction
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/ca/publications/announcements/court-of-appeal-e-filinghttps://albertacourts.ca/ca/publications/announcements/court-of-appeal-e-filing
Last amended
August 31, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)

Unavailable

Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info

PDFs must have Optical Character Recognition enabled.

Electronic signatures accepted?
Unavailable
Signatures - additional info

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Submission method

Online Platform

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

100MB

Submission instructions

A person who intends or is required to file a document electronically must apply to the Registrar through CAMS to become a registered user.

Paper copies required?
Sometimes
Paper copies - additional info

Paper copies of affidavits filed electronically must be submitted to the registrar within 15 days of filing.

Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Court of Appeal is available here. There is no additional fee for filing documents electronically.

The Court of Appeal launched public portal of its e-­filing system called CAMS (Court of Appeal Management System) on August 31, 2020. E-filing will be optional until March 1, 2021, at which time it will become mandatory unless a case management officer grants an exemption.

Alberta Court of Appeal
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/ca/publications/announcements/court-of-appeal-e-filing
Last amended
August 31, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)

Unavailable

Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info

PDFs must have Optical Character Recognition enabled.

Electronic signatures accepted?
Unavailable
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method

Online Platform

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

100MB

Submission instructions

A person who intends or is required to file a document electronically must apply to the Registrar through CAMS to become a registered user.

Paper copies required?
Sometimes
Paper copies - additional info

Paper copies of affidavits filed electronically must be submitted to the registrar within 15 days of filing.

Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Court of Appeal is available here. There is no additional fee for filing documents electronically.

The Court of Appeal launched public portal of its e-­filing system called CAMS (Court of Appeal Management System) on August 31, 2020. E-filing will be optional until March 1, 2021, at which time it will become mandatory unless a case management officer grants an exemption.

Alberta Court of Appeal
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/ca/publications/announcements/court-of-appeal-e-filing
Last amended
August 31, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)

Unavailable

Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info

PDFs must have Optical Character Recognition enabled.

Electronic signatures accepted?
Unavailable
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method

Online Platform

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

100MB

Submission instructions

A person who intends or is required to file a document electronically must apply to the Registrar through CAMS to become a registered user.

Paper copies required?
Sometimes
Paper copies - additional info

Paper copies of affidavits filed electronically must be submitted to the registrar within 15 days of filing.

Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Court of Appeal is available here. There is no additional fee for filing documents electronically.

The Court of Appeal launched public portal of its e-­filing system called CAMS (Court of Appeal Management System) on August 31, 2020. E-filing will be optional until March 1, 2021, at which time it will become mandatory unless a case management officer grants an exemption.

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