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Court Rules Act

Official Reporters Regulation

B.C. Reg. 222/84

NOTE: Links below go to reg content as it was prior to the changes made on the effective date. (PIT covers changes made from September 19, 2009 to present)
SECTIONEFFECTIVE DATE
Section 2.11 July 1, 2010
Schedule 2 July 1, 2010
Schedule 3 July 1, 2010

 Section 2.11 (3) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 144/2010, effective July 1, 2010.

(3)  If the judge, master or registrar requests that an authorized reporter attend some or all of a civil proceeding and the proceeding or portion of the proceeding that the authorized reporter is to attend occurs after July 6, 1997, the attendance fees of the authorized reporter must, unless the judge, master or registrar orders otherwise, be paid by the plaintiff, and the party who is required to pay those fees must choose, from the list of authorized reporters retained by the minister, the authorized reporter who is to attend.

 Schedule 2 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 144/2010, effective July 1, 2010.

Schedule 2

[am. B.C. Reg. 144/2010, s. (b).]

Fees

(Section 4)

1  Where a transcript of a judgment of a court, other than the Court of Appeal, is ordered in 27 line format, the transcript fee is

(a) for each ordinary transcript

(i)  from the first party ordering the transcript, $2.45 a page for the original filed in the appropriate registry, or given to counsel as required by the Rules of Court, and 30¢ a page for each copy, and

(ii)  from each other party, $1.00 a page for the first copy and 30¢ a page for each additional copy,

(b) for each expedited transcript,

(i)  from the party ordering the transcript, $3.30 a page for the original filed in the appropriate registry, or given to counsel as required by the Rules of Court, and 30¢ a page for each copy, or

(ii)  in the case of a second or subsequent order, the fee provided in paragraph (a) (ii) unless the order is specified expedited, then the fee is $1.80 a page, and

(c) for each daily transcript,

(i)  from the first party ordering the transcript, $3.75 a page for the original filed in the appropriate registry, or given to counsel as required by the Rules of Court, and 30¢ a page for each copy, or

(ii)  in the case of a second or subsequent order, the fee provided in paragraph (a) (ii) unless the order is specified expedited, then the fee is $1.80 a page.

2  Where a transcript of a proceeding is ordered in 47 line format, the transcript fee is

(a) for each ordinary transcript

(i)  from the first party ordering the transcript, $4.00 a page for the original filed in the appropriate registry, or given to counsel as required by the Rules of Court, and 50¢ a page for each copy, and

(ii)  from each other party, $1.50 a page for the first copy and 50¢ a page for each additional copy,

(b) for each expedited transcript,

(i)  from the party ordering the transcript, $5.00 a page for the original filed in the appropriate registry, or given to counsel as required by the Rules of Court, and 50¢ a page for each copy, or

(ii)  in the case of a second or subsequent order, the fee provided in section 1 (a) (ii) unless the order is specified expedited, then the fee is $2.70 a page, and

(c) for each daily transcript,

(i)  from the first party ordering the transcript, $5.75 a page for the original filed in the appropriate registry, or given to counsel as required by the Rules of Court, and 50¢ a page for each copy, or

(ii)  in the case of a second or subsequent order, the fee provided in section 1 (a) (ii) unless the order is specified expedited, then the fee is $2.70 a page.

3  Where a transcript is prepared of a judgment of the Court of Appeal, the fee for the original only, which is to be delivered to the court forthwith, is $7.00 a page. No other fees for Court of Appeal judgments are payable by any party to the appeal.

4  Where additional copies of a transcript are required for submission of an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada, the fee for the additional copies is 15¢ a page.

 Schedule 3 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 144/2010, effective July 1, 2010.

Schedule 3

Fees Payable by the Crown and the Legal Services Society for
 Examination for Discovery

(Section 5)

1  The fee for attendance at an examination for discovery is $25 for each hour or part of an hour of the official reporter's attendance required.

2  Where an appointment for attendance at an examination for discovery is cancelled and less than 2 days notice is given by the Crown or the Legal Services Society to the official reporter, the cancellation fee is $100.

3  Where a transcript is ordered in 27 line format, the transcript fee is

(a) for each ordinary transcript

(i)  where the Crown or the Legal Services Society is the first party ordering the transcript, $2.45 a page for the original filed in the appropriate registry, or given to counsel as required by the Rules of Court, and 30¢ a page for each copy, or

(ii)  in any other case, $1.00 a page for the first copy and 30¢ a page for each additional copy,

(b) for each expedited transcript

(i)  where the Crown or the Legal Services Society is the first party ordering the transcript, $3.30 a page for the original filed in the appropriate registry, or given to counsel as required by the Rules of Court, and 30¢ a page for each copy, or

(ii)  in any other case, the fee provided in paragraph (a) (ii) unless the order is specified expedited, then the fee is $1.80 a page, and

(c) for each daily transcript

(i)  where the Crown or the Legal Services Society is the first party ordering the transcript, $3.75 a page for the original filed in the appropriate registry, or given to counsel as required by the Rules of Court, and 30¢ a page for each copy, or

(ii)  in any other case, the fee provided in paragraph (a) (ii) unless the order is specified expedited, then the fee is $1.80 a page.