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Ministry of Justice News Release - Victoria

  • March 15, 2013

The B.C. government has appointed an acting chair to start work on B.C.'s new Civil Resolution Tribunal, Canada's first-ever online tribunal that will help citizens resolve strata and small claim disputes.

New Limitation Act

  • October 02, 2012

The new Limitation Act comes into force June 1, 2013. The new Limitation Act will make the law easier to understand and bring B.C.'s law more in line with other provinces.

Hearing Fees Suspended

  • June 12, 2012

Pending a BC Court of Appeal decision in Vilardell v Dunham, the Court Services Branch has advised that it has suspended the processing of payments and issuance of invoices for hearing fees for Supreme Court civil jury and non-jury trials.

Supreme Court Civil and Family Rules

  • May 08, 2012

Amendments to the Supreme Court civil and family rules are now in effect. Learn more/access the updated forms on the Ministry of Justice website.