SM CL 02 - Small Claims Proceedings

  • July 18, 2022

Effective Date: 02 August 2022
SM. CL. 02

PRACTICE DIRECTION

SMALL CLAIMS PROCEEDINGS

TRANSITIONAL ALERT: Court appearances that were already scheduled on or before June 16, 2022 (when Notice NP 28 was first issued) for a date to be heard on or after July 18, 2022 can still proceed in the manner as originally scheduled.

Purpose

This Practice Direction sets: (A) the default method of attendance for small claims proceedings; and (B) the timelines and processes for litigants to file required documents with the Court and, in some instances, serve the documents, in advance of a trial conference, settlement conference, application to a judge, payment hearing, or Rule 9.1 simplified trial.

Application

This practice direction applies to all court registries in the Province.

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