02 Applications for Leave Submitted

Applications for Leave Submitted 2007 to 2017

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Applications for Leave Submitted

Number of Applications 2007* 2008* 2009* 2010* 2011* 2012* 2013* 2014* 2015* 2016* 2017*
Granted 69 51 59 55 69 69 53 50 43 50 48
Dismissed 550 448 444 388 449 469 456 430 424 526 388
Pending as at December 31, 2017 - - - - - - - - - 1 41
Total 619 499 503 443 518 538 509 480 467 577 477

Does not include applications for leave remanded to a lower court, discontinued, quashed or adjourned.

*Does not include cases that were submitted but extension of time was dismissed.

Applications for Leave 2017: Origin

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Origin of Applications for Leave in 2017

Number of Applications
Ontario 158
Quebec 97
Federal Court of Appeal 67
British Columbia 65
Alberta 56
Manitoba 17
Saskatchewan 12
Newfoundland and Labrador 7
New Brunswick 6
Nova Scotia 6
Prince Edward Island 1
Northwest Territories 0
Yukon 0
Nunavut 0

Applications for Leave 2017: Type

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Type of Applications for Leave in 2017

Cases are classified by the principal area of law

Percentage of Applications
Civil procedure 20%
Criminal Law 14%
Charter (criminal) 12%
Charter (non criminal) 10%
Administrative Law 5%
Torts 5%
Contracts 4%
Constitutional Law 3%
Family Law 2%
Law of professions 2%
Property 2%
Taxation 2%
Others 19%

Of all applications for leave, 26% were criminal and 74% were civil.