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Court Rules Act

Provincial Court (Child, Family and Community Service Act) Rules

B.C. Reg. 533/95

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 Definitions March 11, 2019
Rule 4 March 11, 2019
Rule 6 November 28, 2016
March 11, 2019
Rule 7 March 18, 2013
Appendix A Form 1 March 11, 2019
Appendix A Form 2 March 18, 2013
March 11, 2019
Appendix A Form 3 March 11, 2019
Appendix A Form 10.1 March 18, 2013
Appendix A Form 11 March 11, 2019

 Definitions, (d) definition of "party" BEFORE amended by BC Reg 49/2019, effective March 11, 2019.

(d) "party" includes, for the purposes of these rules and section 23 of the Act, anyone the court decides is a party and any of the following who has an address for service:

(i) the director responsible for the child;

(ii) each parent of the child;

(iii) a designated representative of an Indian band or of an aboriginal community entitled to notice under section 38 (1) (c) or (d) of the Act;

(iv) a designated representative of the Nisga'a Lisims Government entitled to notice under section 38 (1) (c.1) of the Act;

 Rule 4 (3) BEFORE re-enacted by BC Reg 49/2019, effective March 11, 2019.

Aboriginal representatives

(3) Subrule (2) applies also if a designated representative of an Indian band, an aboriginal community or the Nisga'a Lisims Government is served with an application and a representative of that band, that community or the Nisga'a Lisims Government does not appear in court on the date and at the time and place set for the hearing.

[en. B.C. Reg. 332/2002, s. 2.]

 Rule 6 (4) (c) and (d) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 212/2015, effective November 28, 2016.

(c) on a society incorporated under the Society Act

(i) by registered mail to the address for service on file with the Registrar of Companies, or

(ii) by leaving a copy at that address or with a director or officer of the society;

(d) on a company incorporated under the Company Act

(i) by registered mail to the registered office of the company, or

(ii) by leaving a copy of it at the address or with a director or officer of the company, or with a receptionist or a person at the company's place of business who appears to manage the company's business there;

 Rule 6 (3) (b.1) BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 49/2019, effective March 11, 2019.

(b.1) the application is for a warrant issued under section 28 (3.3) or 98 (4.3) of the Act,

 Rule 6 (4) (b) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 49/2019, effective March 11, 2019.

(b) on a designated representative of an Indian band, an aboriginal community or the Nisga'a Lisims Government by facsimile transmission to the facsimile number for service provided by the Indian band, aboriginal community or the Nisga'a Lisims Government, or by leaving a copy with that representative.

 Rule 6 (11) (d) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 49/2019, effective March 11, 2019.

(d) for service by facsimile transmission, a Certificate of Service (Form 9) with a transmission report generated by the sending machine.

 Rule 6 (11.1) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 49/2019, effective March 11, 2019.

Judge may require copy of served document

(11.1) A judge may require that a copy of the served document be attached to the Certificate of Service (Form 9).

[en. B.C. Reg. 173/98, s. 2 (c).]

 Rule 7 (3) BEFORE re-enacted by BC Reg 109/2013, effective March 18, 2012.

Form of the order

(3)  Orders must be prepared in Form 10.

 Appendix A, Form 1 BEFORE re-enacted by BC Reg 49/2019, effective March 11, 2019.

PRESENTATION FORMCourt File Number
FORM 1Court Location

In the Provincial Court of British Columbia
Under the Child, Family and Community Service Act


In the matter of the child(ren):
[Name(s)][Date(s) of Birth(mo/day/yr)]


The parent(s) of the child(ren) is/are:
[Name(s)]


This Information is filed on behalf of a director by:

[Name].............................................................................................................................

[Address].................................................................................................................... [City]........................................................................................................ B.C.

[Postal Code] ................................ [Phone] ............................... [Fax]...............................

The child remains in the parents' care and the director applies for supervision under

s. 29.1 (The director has reasonable grounds to believe the child needs protection and a supervision order would be adequate to protect the child.)

The child was removed under the authority of the Child, Family and Community Service Act, under

s. 30 (The director has reasonable grounds to believe the child needs protection AND

the child's health or safety is in immediate danger, OR

no less disruptive available measure is adequate to protect the child.)

s. 36 (1) (The director has reason to believe that an order made under s. 33.2 (2), 35 (2) (b) or (d) or 36 (3) no longer protects the child or a person has not complied with a term or condition of the order and a director is required to remove the child.)

s. 42 (The director has reason to believe that an order made under s. 41 (1) (a) or (b), 41 (1.1) or (2.1), 42.2 (4) (a) or (c), 46 (3) or 49 (8) or an interim order made under section 42.1 no longer protects the child or a person has not complied with a term or condition of the order and a director is required to remove the child.)

The child   has or   has not been returned to the parent.

A hearing will take place on [Date] ................................................................. at [Time] ..........  am   pm
at ..........................................................................................................................................[Court Location]

The following are either

attached to this form OR

will be available at the presentation hearing:

Form A OR

Form F

The child is aboriginal:   Yes   No

Previous proceedings involving this child or siblings:   Yes   No

Details

[Signature] ................................................................................................................................................................... [Date] ................................................

Lawyer for the director is: [Name]................................................................................................................................................

[en. B.C. Reg. 351/2005, s. 4.]

 Form 2 additions under FOR: by BC Reg 109/2013, effective March 18, 2013.

 Appendix A, Form 2 BEFORE re-enacted by BC Reg 49/2019, effective March 11, 2019.

APPLICATION FOR AN ORDERCourt File Number
FORM 2Court Location

In the Provincial Court of British Columbia
Under the Child, Family and Community Service Act


In the matter of the child(ren):
[Name(s)][Date(s) of Birth(mo/day/yr)]


The parent(s) of the child(ren) is/are:
[Name(s)]


This Application is filed by: [Name].......................................................................................................................

[Address]........................................................................................................................................................ [City] ................................................... B.C.

[Postal Code] ..................................................... [Phone] ............................................................... [Fax]....................................................

Notice to:

[Name(s)]........................................................................................................................................................................................
[Address(es) (include Tel. & Fax # if applicable)]

The child is aboriginal:  [ ] Yes  [ ] No

I will apply to this court on [Date] ...................................................... at [Time] ..........  [ ] am  [ ] pm
at ...............................................................................................................................................................................[Court Location]

FOR:

[ ] A protective intervention order (section 28)

[ ] A temporary custody order (under [ ] s. 41 (1) (c), [ ] s. 42.2 (4) (b) or [ ] s. 49 (7) (b))

[ ] A supervision order (under [ ] s. 41 (1) (a), [ ] s. 41 (2.1), or [ ] s. 42.2 (4) (a))

[ ] A continuing custody order (under [ ] s. 41 (1) (d), [ ] s. 42.2 (4) (d), [ ] s. 49 (4), [ ] s. 49 (5) or [ ] s. 49 (10))

[ ] An order permitting use of another service method, as set out below (Rule 6 (10))

[ ] Extension of a temporary order (section 44)

[ ] A supervision order after expiry of a temporary custody order (section 46)

[ ] An order for access to a child (section 55)

[ ] An order that a child or parent undergo a medical or other examination (section 59)

[ ] An order under section 60 with reference to section ............

[ ] An order under section 60 dispensing with a required consent

[ ] An order varying notice requirements (section 69)

[ ] A restraining order (section 98)

[ ] An order as set out below

Details of the order requested and the section of the Act or Rule relied upon:

[Signature of Applicant or Agent] ................................................................ [Dated] .................................

[Address for service if different from Applicant's] ...................................................................................

.............................................................................................................................................................. B.C.

[en. B.C. Reg. 351/2005, s. 4; am. B.C. Reg. 109/2013, s. 2.]

 Appendix A, Form 3 BEFORE re-enacted by BC Reg 49/2019, effective March 11, 2019.

APPLICATION TO CHANGE OR
CANCEL AN ORDER
Court File Number
FORM 3Court Location

In the Provincial Court of British Columbia
Under the Child, Family and Community Service Act


In the matter of the child(ren):
[Name(s)][Date(s) of Birth(mo/day/yr)]


The parent(s) of the child(ren) is/are:
[Name(s)]


This Application is filed by: [Name]
....................................................................................................................................................................................................

[Address]................................................................................................................... [City] ......................................................................................... B.C.

[Postal Code] ................................ [Phone] ............................... [Fax] ...............................

Notice to:

[Name(s)].............................................................................................................................................................................................................................
[Address(es) (include Tel. & Fax # if applicable)]

The child is aboriginal:   Yes   No

I will apply to this court on [Date] ...................................................... at [Time] ..........  am  pm

at [Court Location] .........................................................................................................................................

FOR AN ORDER THAT:

the attached order be cancelled; OR
the attached order be changed to do the following:
Since the order was made, circumstances have changed significantly as follows: OR
(if the application is under Rule 8 (6)) The reason for changing or cancelling the order is:

I make this application under  section 28  section 54  section 57  section 98  Rule 8 (6)  section ......

[Signature of Applicant or Agent] ............................................................... [Dated] ......................................

[Address for service if different from Applicant's] .........................................................................................
..........................................................................................................................................British Columbia

[am. B.C. Regs. 75/2000, s. 8; 351/2005, s. 5.]

 Form 10.1 was enacted by BC Reg 109/2013, effective March 18, 2013.

 Appendix A, Form 11 BEFORE re-enacted by BC Reg 49/2019, effective March 11, 2019.

WRITTEN CONSENTCourt File Number
FORM 11Court Location

In the Provincial Court of British Columbia
Under the Child, Family and Community Service Act


In the matter of the child(ren):
[Name(s)][Date(s) of Birth(mo/day/yr)]


The parent(s) of the child(ren) is/are:
[Name(s)]


I, [Name] .....................................................................................................................................................................................

of [Address] .................................................................................................................. [City] ....................................................[Prov.] ......................................

consent to the making of a Consent Order under section 60 with reference to section ............... .

Details of the consent order including any terms or conditions:

I am:

the director.
the child, 12 years of age and older.
the child(ren)'s parent.
a person who has custody of the child(ren) under section 35 (2) (d) or 41 (1) (b) of the Act.
the designated representative of an Indian band, an aboriginal community or the Nisga'a Lisims Government.
a person made a party under section 39 (4) of the Act.
the Public Guardian and Trustee.
other:

I have been advised by the Director to consult with independent legal counsel before signing this consent.
I understand the nature and the consequences of this consent.
My consent to the order is voluntary.

[Signature] .................................................................................................................................. Dated:...........................................................

[Witness Signature] .............................................................................. [Witness Name] ................................................................. Dated:....................................

[en. B.C. Reg. 351/2005, s. 4.]