Courts of Justice Act

Regulation Number(s):
O.Reg. 626/00
O. Reg. 317/11
Instrument Type:
Bill or Act:
Summary of Decision:
The amending regulation O. Reg. 317/11 makes it clear that, for the purposes of an appeal from the Small Claims court to the Divisional Court under s. 31 of the Courts of Justice Act, the appeal threshold is $2,500. This threshold amount did not change, but the language of the regulation was clarified to avoid confusion.

Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
July 12, 2011
Summary of Proposal:
A drafting clarification was required in O. Reg. 626/00 Small Claims Court Jurisdiction and Appeal Limit to avoid confusion for stakeholders. The Small Claims Court appeal limit set out in the regulation has now been clarified, but the appeal limit amount of $2,500 has not been changed.
Contact Address:
Ministry of the Attorney General
Corporate Policy Unit
720 Bay Street, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 2S9
Royal Assent Date:
July 1, 2011