Reg. 258/98 under the Courts of Justice Act (Rules of the Small Claims Court).
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 258/98 (Rules of the Small Claims Court): https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/980258
Summary of Proposal:
MAG has amended Regulation 258/98 (Rules of the Small Claims Court).
The amendment will clarify the effect of an administrative dismissal of a plaintiff's claim on defendant's claims (counterclaims, cross-claims, third party claims). It will deem a defendant's claim to be dismissed sixty days after service on the defendant of the order for dismissal of the plaintiff's claim, unless the court orders otherwise.
Ministry of the Attorney General
Corporate Policy Unit
720 Bay Street, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 2S9
September 1, 2017