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Family Rules Committee

Ministry
Attorney General
Address
COURT OF APPEAL FOR ONTARIO, OSGOODE HALL, 130 QUEEN STREET WEST
TORONTO
M5H2N5
Phone
(416) 327-5020
Fax
(416) 327-5417
Background
Courts of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.43, ss. 67 (1)
Function
Subject to the approval of the Attorney General, the Family Rules Committee may make rules for the Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice in relation to the practice and procedure of those courts in the proceedings referred to in the Schedule to section 21.8 of the Courts of Justice Act.
Membership
The committee is composed of, (a) the Chief Justice and Associate Chief Justice of Ontario; (b) the Chief Justice and the Associate Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice; (c) the Senior Judge of the Family Court; (d) the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice or, at his or her designation, an associate chief justice; (e) one judge of the Court of Appeal, who shall be appointed by the Chief Justice of Ontario; (f) four judges of the Superior Court of Justice appointed by the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice, at least two of whom shall be judges of the Family Court referred to in clause 21.2(1)(d) or (e); (g) two judges of the Ontario Court of Justice, who shall be appointed by the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice; (h) the Attorney General or a person designated by the Attorney General; (i) one law officer of the Crown, who shall be appointed by the Attorney General; (j) two persons employed in the administration of the courts, who shall be appointed by the Attorney General; (k) four lawyers, who shall be appointed by The Law Society of Upper Canada; (l) four lawyers, who shall be appointed by the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice; and (m) two lawyers, who shall be appointed by the Chief Justice of the Ontario 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 (e), (f), (g), (i), (j), (k), (l), and (m) holds office for 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 four to six times a year, or more often, as required.
Remuneration
Appointees do not receive remuneration.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) JUDY MUNGOVAN
21-Nov-2017 - 20-Nov-2020
toronto
2. Member (Part-Time) ERWIN NOVAC
01-Mar-2018 - 28-Feb-2021
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