Is a judgment final because it was entered into the consent of the parties?

Manitoba, Canada


The following excerpt is from Brandon (City) v. Manitoba (Human Rights Commission), 1980 CanLII 2524 (MB QB):

Finlay J. in Cohen v. Jonesco, [1926] 1 K.B. 119, found that a judgment is no less final because it was entered by the consent of the parties than it would be if it resulted from a contested hearing. He said at p. 125: I cannot take the view that the matter is any the less finally determined by a judgment because that judgment is the result of an agreement.

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