Your handy Small Claims Court Act and Rules guide with commentary
This book is essential for: anyone appearing in Small Claims Court
Current to: September 1, 2021
Small Claims Court may be the right court to take your client's case. With Small Claims Act and Rules: Annotated, you have quick and easy access to the complete text of the Small Claims Act and Small Claims Rules along with annotations of case law selected and summarized by provincial court judges. Designed to complement CLEBC's Provincial Court Small Claims Handbook, this resource is your guide to getting the right outcome for your client in Small Claims Court.
With an online subscription to Small Claims Act and Rules: Annotated, your firm will be able to:
- conveniently access detailed guidance at any time and from any location, search for relevant information, link directly to significant legislation, case law, and websites
- quickly refer to the Rule or section of the Act that you need
- access important case law on procedural and substantive law issues
- confidently advise your client and appear in Small Claims Court
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Highlights of the 2022 Update include:
- all chapters, forms, and other features of the manual have been brought current to September 1, 2021
- reproduced legislation captures August 16, 2021 amendments to the Small Claims Rules (B.C. Reg. 191/2021)
- expanded discussion in Part 1 (Small Claims Act, Section 3 – Claims the Court May Hear) capturing substantive law topics that counsel and individuals appearing in Small Claims Court should be aware of
- new annotations covering notable cases from the past year, including:
- Grant Thornton LLP v. New Brunswick, 2021 SCC 31, wherein the Supreme Court of Canada clarified when a limitation period will be "discovered" and trigger the running of a limitation period
- Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2021 BCSC 348, wherein the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia granted an order declaring that s. 131(1)(b) and (c) of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 25 is unconstitutional and of no force or effect, and that s. 16.1 is unconstitutional and should be read down insofar as it applies to accident claims, except for determination of accident benefits under s. 133(1)(a)
- Kawakami v. Brayer, 2021 BCSC 267 (Chambers): wherein a settlement conference record, although brief, was found to be sufficient for the reviewing judge to assess the reasonableness of a prior decision
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