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CSO Daily Court Lists

Now available through Court Services Online Daily Court Lists: Province wide access to daily court lists for Provincial Court Small Claims matters and Supreme Court Chambers.

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JCC Pilot Project Evaluation- March 1, 2005

Notice to ProfessionRe: Judicial Case Conference Pilot Project EvaluationRule 60E, the Judicial Case Conference Pilot Project Rule, has been in effect province wide since July 1, 2002.  Rule 60E provides that a Judicial Case Conference (“JCC”) must be conducted prior to a party delivering to another party a notice of motion or affidavit in support […]

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Court of Appeal Practice Directives – March 2005

Court of Appeal Civil Practice DirectivesINTRODUCTIONThe Court of Appeal issues Civil Practice Directives pursuant to Rule 58(1) of the Court of Appeal Rules.They are intended to provide guidance in the conduct of an appeal.Practice Directives do not have the same force of law as the formal enactments in the Court of Appeal Act and Rules, […]

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Victoria Masters Chambers

Victoria Court Registry InformationAttached is a list of dates that a Master will not be available for regular sittings for the months of April, May & June, 2005.  Please note that Masters regular court sittings are Tuesday to Thursday of each week.Please direct any question to Dye & Durham’s Victoria Litigation Department at 250-953-1700.

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PPR Memo Re Numbered Companies

The Personal Property Registry has issued an Important Information Memo regarding how to search numbered companies at the BC Personal Property Registry.  Please see the attached bulletin.  Call the Victoria office of Dye & Durham if you have any questions, (800) 665-6211. 

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Commercial Chambers Mini-Pilot Project

NOTICE TO PROFESSIONRE: COMMERCIAL CHAMBERS MINI-PILOT PROJECTThe court is endeavouring to find a means of accommodating chambers applications requiring one day or more of hearing in commercial cases in order to better employ and provide access to judicial resources and to provide timely and appropriate responses to any array of complex problems.The court has commenced […]

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Order in Council No 132

Order in Council No 132 Approved and Ordered February 24, 2005Executive Council Chambers, VictoriaOn the recommendation of the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that     (a)  section 6 of the Justice Modernization Statutes Admendment Act, 2004, S.B.C. 2004, c.65, is brought into force, and     (b)  the following […]

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First Time Home Buyers' PTT Changes Effective Feb 16, 2005

On February 15, 2005, the Minister of Finance announced amendments to the threshold and mortgage pay down requirements of the First Time Home Buyers’ Program effective February 16, 2005. Please contact our land department in New Westminster (604-257-1810) or Victoria (250-953-1700) if you have any questions.  

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Manufactured Home Registry News

MANUFACTURED HOME REGISTRY NEWSManufactured Home Registry issued a memorandum on January 31, 2005 regarding changes in their processes.Attached is the “Process Change” memorandum addressing the following:Estates Under $10,000Public AmendmentsNon-Residential ExemptionsChanging Exemption Status from Residential to Non-Residential ExemptionRescinding a Residential ExemptionFormsAlso attached is Order In Council No. 19 of 2005 approved and ordered January 14, 2005 with the […]

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Corporate Registry Resumes Dissolutions

CORPORATE REGISTRY MEMO: On February 1, 2005, the Corporate Registry began sending notices of dissolution to BC companies, and notices of cancellation to extraprovincial companies, that have failed to file an annual report for two years or more. Because notices were suspended for a year, it will take quite some time until the Corporate Registry […]

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