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Formal admissions and the implied undertaking

In Lac d'Amiante du Québec Ltée v. 2858-0702 Québec Inc., 2001 SCC 51 at para. 67 the Supreme Court of Canada indicated that, in Quebec at least, formal admissions are not subject to the implied undertaking of confidentiality because they are part of the court record. In British Columbia admissions made in response to a Notice to Admit do not get filed in the registry or disclosed in court as a matter of course and, as noted above for interrogatories, until such information is disclosed in court it seems the implied undertaking should prevail.
 
 
This book was written by Michael Dew, a Vancouver lawyer who practices civil litigation, including representing claimants in motor vehicle accident claims, persons who have been denied insurance coverage by insurance companies, and persons dealing with builders lien issues.