Act

Reg. 194 under the Courts of Justice Act (Rules of Civil Procedure).

Regulation Number(s):
Instrument Type:
Act
Bill or Act:
Courts of Justice Act
Summary of Decision:
This regulation was approved on June 26, 2017, and filed on June 27, 2017.

Regulation 194 (Rules of Civil Procedure) amendment to rule 74.02(7): https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/900194

Updated Form 74.45.1 (Request for Further Notice in Passing of Accounts) is available online at: http://ontariocourtforms.on.ca/en/rules-of-civil-procedure-forms/

Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
There are no administrative costs associated with this minor amendment.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
17-MAG006
Posting Date:
Summary of Proposal:
MAG has amended Regulation 194 (Rules of Civil Procedure) and associated forms.

The amendments will:

1. Facilitate the timely release of a will on deposit with the court by permitting court staff to release the will to a lawyer for an estate trustee (subrule 74.02(7.1, 7.2, 7.3));

2. Clarify the process to obtain the release of a will on deposit with the court where there are multiple estate trustees (subrule 74.02(7)(7.3); and

3. Clarify that legal counsel acting on behalf of a client can complete Form 74.45.1.
Contact Address:
Ministry of the Attorney General
Corporate Policy Unit
720 Bay Street, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 2S9
Effective Date:
July 1, 2017
Decision:
Approved