Federal Court of Appeal

The Federal Court of Appeal is a national, bilingual, bijural, superior court of record, which has jurisdiction to hear appeals of judgments and orders, whether final or interlocutory, of the Federal Court and the Tax Court of Canada. It may also review decisions of certain federal tribunals pursuant to section 28 of the Federal Courts Act and hear appeals under other acts of Parliament. Further information on the Federal Court of Appeal can be found at: www.fca-caf.gc.ca

The table below provides an overview of the workload of the Judicial and Registry Services in support of the Federal Court of Appeal.

Federal Court of Appeal 2016–17 2015–16 2014–15 2013–14 2012–13
Proceedings Instituted or Filed 527 527 621 496 595
Court Judgments, Orders and Directions Processed by the Registry 1,711 1,843 1,792 1,600 1,554
Files prepared for hearing and heard in Court 305 300 253 289 278
Days in Court 217 208 176 185 187
Recorded Entries 22,107 24,339 24,474 21,053 20,622
Total Dispositions 539 615 474 541 490
Active Proceedings as of March 31
Appeals from Federal Court (Final Judgment) 157 198 197 169 122
Appeals from Federal Court (Interlocutory Judgment) 53 49 72 64 58
Appeals from Tax Court of Canada 112 96 179 95 86
Applications for Judicial Review 97 87 69 47 182
Others 31 33 38 38 19
Total 450 463 555 413 467
Status as of March 31
Not perfected 247 252 327 267 251
Perfected 61 57 48 44 23
Consolidated 28 37 70 32 119
Reserved 46 32 29 28 15
Scheduled for hearing 51 66 56 21 43
Stayed 17 19 25 21 16
Total 450 463 555 413 467