What is the test for justly in the Family Law Rules?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Guillemaud v Geurts, 2015 ONSC 5640 (CanLII):

It has been held that a fourth fundamental purpose has been added by primary objective of the Family Law Rules, that cases be dealt with justly (Mooney v. Fast [2013] O.J. No.5226). Justly is defined in the Rules to include: (a) ensuring that the procedure is fair to all parties; (b) saving time and expense; (c) dealing with the case in ways that are appropriate to its importance and complexity; and (d) giving appropriate court resources to the case while taking account of the need to give resources to other cases.

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