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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2010
AN ACT TO AMEND THE SMALL CLAIMS ACT
(Assented to June 24, 2010)
Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
1. Subsection 3(1) of the Small Claims Act is repealed and the following substituted:
3. (1) A judge has jurisdiction to try and adjudicate upon a claim for
(a) debt, whether payable in money or otherwise;
(b) damages, including damages for breach of contract;
(c) specific performance of an agreement relating to personal property or services; or
(d) recovery of personal property
where the amount claimed does not exceed the amount prescribed by regulation including, for the purpose of paragraphs (a) and (b), claims within that amount for the recovery of taxes or charges under the City of St. John's Act, the City of Corner Brook Act, the City of Mount Pearl Act or the Municipalities Act, 1999 or under a regulation, order or by-law made under those Acts.
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