Précis: Mr. Mcnally moved successfully in the Federal Court for an order requiring the Minister to reassess his 2012 taxation year. The Minister did so but nonetheless appealed the order to the Federal Court of Appeal. Mr. Mcnally advised that he would not participate in the appeal as he regarded the matter as over. The Minister moved for directions. Stratas JA ordered the Minister to make written submissions within 10 days on the issue of mootness. Mr. Mcnally would have 4 days to respond if he chose to do so. There was no order as to costs.
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