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B.C. Reg. 28/98
O.C. 122/98
Deposited February 6, 1998
effective May 1, 1998

Court Order Enforcement Act

Court Order Enforcement Exemption Regulation

Note: Check the Cumulative Regulation Bulletin 2014
for any non-consolidated amendments to this regulation that may be in effect.

Definition

1  In this regulation:

"Act" means the Court Order Enforcement Act;

"maintenance debtor" has the same meaning as "debtor" in section 1 (1) of the Family Maintenance Enforcement Act.

Exemptions for personal property of debtor

2  For the purposes of section 71 (1) of the Act, the prescribed amounts of exemption are as follows:

(a) $4 000 for household furnishings and appliances;

(b) $5 000 for one motor vehicle if the debtor is not a maintenance debtor;

(c) $2 000 for one motor vehicle if the debtor is a maintenance debtor;

(d) $10 000 for tools and other personal property of the debtor that are used by the debtor to earn income from the debtor's occupation.

Exemption for principal residence of debtor

3  For the purposes of section 71.1 (1) of the Act, the prescribed amount of equity is as follows:

(a) $12 000 if the debtor is a person whose principal residence is located within the boundaries of the Capital Regional District or the Greater Vancouver Regional District;

(b) $9 000 if the debtor is a person whose principal residence is located outside the boundaries of the Capital Regional District or the Greater Vancouver Regional District.

[Provisions of the Court Order Enforcement Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 78, relevant to the enactment of this regulation: section 117 (2) (a) and (b)]