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B.C. Reg. 133/2005, deposited March 18, 2005, pursuant to the COURT RULES ACT [Section 1]. Order in Council 205/2005, approved and ordered March 17, 2005.
On the recommendation of the undersigned, made after consultation with the Chief Judge of the Provincial Court, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that, effective July 1, 2005, the Small Claims Rules, B.C. Reg. 261/93, are amended as set out in the attached Schedule.
— P. G. PLANT, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Treaty Negotiations; G. CAMPBELL, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.
1 Rule 18 (12) of the Small Claims Rules, B.C. Reg. 261/93, is amended by striking out "or" at the end of paragraph (a), by adding ", or" at the end of paragraph (b) and by adding the following paragraph:
(c) in accordance with Rule 69 (17) to (20) of the Supreme Court Rules as that rule applies under section 22 of these rules.
2 The following Rule is added:
Rule 22 — Electronic Filing Pilot Project Rule
(1) Rule 69 (1) to (3), (4) (a), (6) to (10), (12) to (14) and (16) to (20) of the Supreme Court Rules applies to a claim under these rules.
(2) For the purposes of subrule (1) of this rule,
(a) a reference to Form 141 in Rule 69 (6) of the Supreme Court Rules, as that rule applies under subrule (1) of this rule, is deemed to be a reference to Form 28 of these rules,
(b) a reference to affidavits in Rule 69 (10) of the Supreme Court Rules, as that rule applies under subrule (1) of this rule, is deemed to exclude reference to affidavits of service under these rules, and
(c) a reference to address for delivery or delivered in Rule 69 (17) to (20) of the Supreme Court Rules, as that rule applies under subrule (1) of this rule, is deemed to be a reference to address for service and served respectively.
(3) A document that has been transmitted for filing electronically under subrule (1) may be treated by the registry for all purposes as an original document.
(4) This rule is repealed on July 2, 2007.
3 The following form is added:
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