What legislation will I need?

To help understand and manage your CRT dispute, you may need to look at the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, the Strata Property Act, or the Small Claims Act. All of BC’s laws can be found on the BC Laws website.

Amendments to the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act were brought into force on January 1, 2019. The Queen’s Printer publishes official versions of BC legislation on the BC Laws website. There may be a delay before the BC Laws website shows the January 1 amendments.

The Civil Resolution Tribunal Act establishes the CRT and sets out its jurisdiction to resolve strata property and small claims disputes.

Civil Resolution Tribunal Act


The Strata Property Act and Strata Property Regulation governs many aspects of the way strata (condominium) properties operate.

Strata Property Act

Bare Land Strata Plan Regulation

Strata Property Regulation


A strata corporation’s bylaws determine many aspects of the strata’s operations.

Strata Bylaws

Schedule of Standard Bylaws


The Small Claims Act establishes the Small Claims Court and sets out how the Small Claims Court operates.

Small Claims Act


The Limitation Act sets out the time frame within which claims must be filed with a court or tribunal.

Limitation Act