Courts of Justice Act


(General heading)


The (identify party) intends to question the constitutional validity (or applicability) of (identify the particular legislative provisions or the particular rule of common law) (or to claim a remedy under subsection 24 (1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in relation to an act or omission of the Government of Canada (or Ontario)).

The question is to be argued on (day), (date), at (time), at (address of court house).

The following are the material facts giving rise to the constitutional question: (Set out concisely the material facts that relate to the constitutional question. Where appropriate, attach pleadings or reasons for decision.)

The following is the legal basis for the constitutional question: (Set out concisely the legal basis for each question, identifying the nature of the constitutional principles to be argued.)


(Name, address and telephone number of solicitor or party)


The Attorney General of Ontario (as required by
section 109 of the Courts of Justice Act)

Constitutional Law Branch
4th floor
720 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2K1
fax: (416) 326-4015


The Attorney General of Canada (as required by
section 109 of the Courts of Justice Act)

Suite 3400, Exchange Tower
Box 36, First Canadian Place
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1K6
fax: (416) 973-3004


(or Justice Building
239 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8
fax: (613) 954-1920)


(Names and addresses of solicitors
for all other parties and of all
other parties acting in person)

(This notice must be served as soon as the circumstances requiring it become known and, in any event, at least 15 days before the question is to be argued, unless the court orders otherwise.)

RCP-E 4F (November 1, 2005)