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Notice to Profession Re: Rule 68

NOTICE TO PROFESSIONRE: Rule 68, Expedited Litigation Project RuleLast month, Dye & Durham issued an FYI detailing Order in Council No 355 with respect to Rule 68.  The following link is for the Notice to Profession by Chief Justice Donald I. Brenner that provides some clarity on how this new Rule will work.http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/sc/what’s%20new/Notice%20-%20%20Rule%2068%20Expedited%20Litigation%20Project%20Rule%20-%20March%2030,%202005.htmIf you have any further questions […]

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Supreme Court Rule Amendments

Please be advised that the following Supreme Court Rule Amendments will take effect July 1, 2005Rule 1 (8) of the Supreme Court Rule is amended by adding the following definition:     “registrar’s hearing” means an inquiry, assessment, accounting, review of a bill, examination of an agreement or an assessment of a bill of costs;.Rule 8 (3) […]

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Dye & Durham FYI -Small Claims Monetary Limit Increase

Further to the FYI sent out on April 7, 2005 regarding the Small Claims Monetary Limit Regulation, increase from $10,000 to $25,000The following are answers from the Court Services Branch to your most frequently asked questions:Q.  Transitional provisions?A    There are no transitional provisions in place for the monetary increase at this timeQ.  If you have an […]

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Small Claims Court Monetary Limit Regulation

Order in Council No. 357                          approved and ordered March 29, 2005  357/2005 Amending B.C. Reg. 261/90 — Small Claims Rules, effective September 1, 2005 179/2005 March 30/05 Re: amendments to the SMALL CLAIMS ACT and JUSTICE MODERNIZATION STATUTES AMENDMENT ACTIf you have questions about this or any of our recent FYIs, please contact Dye & Durham’s Litigation […]

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Supreme Court Rule 68

ORDER IN COUNCIL No. 355               Approved and Ordered March 29, 2005Executive Council Chambers, Victoria  On the recommendation of the undersigned, made after consultation with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, the Administrator, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that, effective September 1, 2005, the Supreme Court Rules, B.C. […]

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Changes Streamline Expropriation Hearings Process

INFORMATION BULLETINMinistry of Attorney GeneralMarch 22, 20052005AG0014-000318VICTORIA – the B.C. Supreme Court will now be the forum for resolving expropriation compensation disputes, as a result of the proclamation of amendments to the Expropriation Act and regulations.Please find attached an Information Bulletin released on March 22, 2005 by the Ministry of Attorney General regarding this matter.For […]

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Spring 2005 Education Schedule

ATTENTION:  ALL LAWYERS!Did you know that attendance at Dye & Durham’s courses can be listed as continuing education in completing your Annual Report to the Law Society of British Columbia?AND … A reminder to our Notary clients that you are also eligible to earn continuing education credits through the Society of Notaries Public!SEE OUR ATTACHED […]

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Three Changes to court rules

New Rules make court cases easier and less expensive… Please find attached a News Release issued March 30, 2005 by the Ministry of Attorney General with respect to:Three changes to court rules which will improve access to court for British Columbians…Supreme Court Rule 68 is referred to within this News Release, please look for a future Dye & Durham […]

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Order in Council No. 206

ORDER OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR IN COUNCILOrder in Council No 206                                  Approved and Ordered March 17, 2005Executive Council Chambers, Victoria   On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that, effective April 1, 2005, section 2 of Schedule D of the Small […]

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Extended Supreme Court Pilot Projects

Please be advised :1. Effective July 1, 2005 Rule 60E (16) is amended by extending the Family Law Judicial Case Conference Pilot Project to July 2, 2006.2.  Effective July 1, 2005 Rule 67(10) is amended by extending the Fax Filing Pilot Project Rule to July 2, 2006.If you questions regarding either of these Pilot Projects, […]

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