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Civil Rules Committee

Ministry
Attorney General
Address
THE SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE, OSGOODE HALL, 130 QUEEN STREET WEST
TORONTO
M5H2N5
Phone
(416) 327-5000; (416) 327-5284
Fax
(416) 327-5417
Background
Courts of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.43, ss. 65 (1)
Function
The committee may make rules for the Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice-Small Claims Court concerning the practice and procedure of those courts in all civil proceedings.
Membership
The committee is composed of, (a) the Chief Justice and Associate Chief Justice of Ontario; (a.1) the Chief Justice and Associate Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice; (a.2) the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice, or another judge of that court designated by the Chief Justice; (b) two judges of the Court of Appeal appointed by the Chief Justice of Ontario; (c) eight judges of the Superior Court of Justice appointed by the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice; (d) one judge who was assigned to the Provincial Court (Civil Division) on the 1st day of October, 1989, who shall be appointed by the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice; (e) the Attorney General or a person designated by the Attorney General; (f) one law officer of the Crown appointed by the Attorney General; (g) two persons employed in the administration of the courts appointed by the Attorney General; (h) four lawyers, who shall be appointed by The Law Society of Upper Canada; (i) one lawyer, who shall be appointed by the Chief Justice of Ontario; (j) four lawyers who shall be appointed by the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice. The Chief Justice of Ontario or a designee of the Chief Justice presides over the committee.
Term
Each member appointed under clauses 2 (b), (c), (f), (g), (h), (i), and (j) holds office for a period of three years and is eligible for reappointment. Where a vacancy occurs among these members, a new member similarly qualified may be appointed for the remainder of the unexpired term.
Meetings
The committee meets two to four times a year, or more often as necessary.
Remuneration
Appointees do not receive remuneration.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) KIMBERLY MURRAY
01-Oct-2017 - 30-Sep-2020
toronto
2. Member (Part-Time) LINDA OMAZIC
01-Oct-2017 - 30-Sep-2020
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) SHEILA BRISTO
01-Oct-2017 - 30-Sep-2020
st. catharines
4. Member (Part-Time) SUNIL MATHAI
01-Oct-2017 - 30-Sep-2020
toronto