Reg. 194 under the Courts of Justice Act (Rules of Civil Procedure).
Regulation - Minister
Bill or Act:
Courts of Justice Act
Summary of Decision:
• This regulation was approved on December 18, 2019, and filed on December 19, 2019.
• This regulation amending Reg. 194 under the Courts of Justice Act (Rules of Civil Procedure) is available online at: https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r19456
Summary of Proposal:
MAG has amended Regulation 194 (Rules of Civil Procedure).
The amendments would:
• authorize the use of the Civil Claims Online Portal to electronically file the following court documents in actions in the Superior Court of Justice: Jury Notice, Third or Subsequent Party Claim, Statement of Defence and Counterclaim or Crossclaim, Defence to Crossclaim, Counterclaim or Third or Subsequent Party claim, Certificate of Action under the Construction Act s.36, Notice of Discontinuance and Consent to Discontinuance.
• authorize the use of the Civil Claims Online Portal to electronically issue the following court documents in actions in the Superior Court of Justice: Third or Subsequent party claim and a Certificate of action under section 36 of the Construction Act.
The amendments would come into force on the later of March 23, 2020 and the date of filing.
Ministry of the Attorney General
Corporate Policy Unit
720 Bay Street, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 2S9
March 23, 2020