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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2007


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 58/07

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 58/07

Small Claims Rules (Amendment)
under the
Small Claims Act

(Filed May 1, 2007)

Under the authority of section 7 of the Small Claims Act, the Rules Committee makes the following Rules.

Dated at St. John’s, April 25, 2007

M. Reginald Reid
Chief Provincial Court Judge

David Orr
Provincial Court
Judge

Irene Muzychka
Law Society Representative

Mary J. (McCarthy) Mandville
Attorney General Designate

RULES

Analysis


        1.   Rule 14 Amdt.
Offer to settle

        2.   Sch. Amdt.
Fees and costs


NLR 52/97
as amended

        1. Rule 14 of the Small Claims Rules is amended by adding immediately after Rule 14(16) the following:

Filing a notification of satisfaction

           (17)  A party whose claim has been satisfied may file a notification of satisfaction with the court.

Proof that claim has been satisfied

           (18)  A party, against whom a claim is made, who satisfies the claim may file a notification of satisfaction of the claim, together with proof that the claim has been satisfied, with the court.

 

        2. The Schedule to the Rules is amended

             (a)  under the heading "The fees and costs, other than filing fees, payable to the clerk of the court are as follows:" by repealing paragraphs (a) to (g) and substituting the following:

             (a)  for each search, $10;

             (b)  for each certification after the initial filing and certification of one copy, $10;

             (c)  for photocopies, $0.25 a page;

             (d)  for CD copies of recorded proceedings, $20 a copy; and

             (e)  for a transcript of proceedings, $3 a page.

             (b)  under the heading "The fees and costs which are payable to the clerk of the court and which may be payable as between parties are:"

                      (i)  by deleting paragraph (a) and substituting the following:

             (a)  for issuing a statement of claim, for claims $500 or over, $100 and for claims under $500, $50;

                    (ii)  by deleting paragraphs (e) and (f) and substituting the following:

             (e)  for each search, $10;

                   (iii)  by deleting paragraph (g), and

                    (iv)  by deleting subparagraph (m)(i) and substituting the following:

                      (i)  for issuing a statement of claim, for claims $500 or over, $100 and for claims under $500, $50,