Precision Drilling International B.V. v. The "BBC Japan" et al., 2004 FC 701

In Admiralty Practice, Delay and Time Extensions on (Updated )

This was an appeal from an order of a Prothonotary dismissing the action for delay after a status review. The only explanation for the delay was that the Plaintiff had been negotiating a settlement with one of the Defendants. The appeal Judge considered first whether discretion should be exercised de novo on the appeal and held that it should since …

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