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Small Claims Act & Rules - Annotated--ONLINE ACCESS

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Your handy Small Claims Court Act and Rules

This book is essential for: anyone appearing in Small Claims Court. 

Current to: December 1, 2017

With this resource, you will be able to:

  • efficiently find the text to the Rule or section of the Act that you need

  • search for right case chosen as important and summarized by leading practitioners anytime, anywhere

  • be informed on the latest cases and changes to the Act and Rules

Buy your copy of your small claims court companion today!

 Highlights of the 2018 update

  • updated Act and Rules reflecting increase in Small Claims Court monetary jurisdiction and Civil Resolution Tribunal small claims jurisdiction

  • new annotations including:
    • BC Court of Appeal on the statutory prohibition of appealing BC Supreme Court (“BCSC”)  orders created from appeals in Small Claims Court

    • BCSC on “palpable and overriding error” standard of review for Small Claims Act appeal to BCSC on questions of fact

    • BCSC on trial court’s mandate to resolve conflicts in evidence

    • BCSC on admissibility of evidence extrinsic to proceedings record, in order to show lack of jurisdiction
      or denial of natural justice

    • BC Provincial Court (“BCPC”) on its discretion to allow notice of claim amendment for “fresh cause of action” after limitation period expiry

    • BCPC on awards of interest on top of court’s monetary limit

    • BCPC on its authority to dismiss claims outside of settlement conferences

    • BCPC on leave requirement to amend pleadings so as to raise a new cause of action

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