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Volume 60, No. 5
111/2017
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
March 28, 2017

B.C. Reg. 111/2017, deposited March 17, 2017, under the CIVIL RESOLUTION TRIBUNAL AMENDMENT ACT, 2015 [section 50] and the CIVIL RESOLUTION TRIBUNAL ACT [section 93]. Order in Council 156/2017, approved and ordered March 17, 2017.

On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that, effective June 1, 2017,

(a) the Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 16, is brought into force as set out in the attached Appendix 1, and

(b) the attached Civil Resolution Tribunal Small Claims Regulation set out in the attached Appendix 2 is made.

— S. ANTON, Attorney General and Minister of Justice; N. LETNICK, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.

Appendix 1

1 The following provisions of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 16, are brought into force:

(a) section 1 (g), as it enacts the definition of “tribunal small claim” in section 1 of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, except as it enacts the words “or 3.3 (1)” in that definition;

(b) section 3, as it enacts Division 1 of Part 1.1 of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, except as it enacts sections 3.2 to 3.4 of that Division;

(c) section 7, as it enacts section 11 (1) (e) of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, except

(i) as it enacts the words “or a facilitated small claim” and “or 12.2” in section 11 (1) (e), and

(ii) insofar as section 11 (1) (e) otherwise provides that the tribunal may refuse to resolve a claim if satisfied that, if an application were brought, the Provincial Court would grant an order that the tribunal not facilitate the settlement of the claim or dispute;

(d) section 8, as it enacts section 12.1 of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act;

(e) section 10 (b) and (c), insofar as that section was not brought into force by B.C. Reg. 171/2016;

(f) section 12, as it enacts section 14.1 (1) of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act;

(g) section 18, insofar as that section was not brought into force by B.C. Reg. 171/2016;

(h) section 24;

(i) section 27, as it enacts Division 5 of Part 5 of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act;

(j) section 30, except as it enacts the words “or a facilitated small claim” in section 58.1 (1) of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act;

(k) section 38, as it enacts section 93 (2) (c), (d), (i) and (k) of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act;

(l) sections 43 and 44.

Appendix 2

CIVIL RESOLUTION TRIBUNAL SMALL CLAIMS REGULATION

Definition

1 In this regulation, “Act” means the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act.

Maximum tribunal small claim amount

2 For the purposes of section 3.1 (1) of the Act, the maximum tribunal small claim amount is $5 000.

Maximum deposit for claim previously adjudicated by civil resolution tribunal

3 (1) For the purposes of section 56.3 (2) (a) of the Act, the amount prescribed is equal to the amount awarded by the civil resolution tribunal against the person.

(2) For the purposes of section 56.3 (2) (b) of the Act, the amount prescribed is $1 000.


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