Tag: jurisdiction

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The CRT’s Jurisdiction Over Motor Vehicle Personal Injury Claims Is Expanding The Province of British Columbia has announced that it will be introducing legislation this spring (2020) to significantly change the automobile insurance regime in British Columbia. These changes include moving to a “care-based” model of accident compensation. Under this model, people are compensated for their injuries according to amounts and categories set by regulations and...

Posted by the CRT on February 6, 2020

Coming July 15: Societies and Cooperative Associations Disputes The CRT’s jurisdiction is expanding again! Starting July 15, 2019 the CRT will be able to resolve disputes about societies and certain types of cooperative associations. On July 15, we’ll launch our new Solution Explorer area and application form for these types of disputes. As usual, our Solution Explorer offers free legal information and tools...

Posted by the CRT on July 9, 2019

Lauryn Kerr, CRT Legal Counsel
The CRT’s Legislation is Changing By Lauryn Kerr, CRT Legal Counsel [This post was updated on February 20, 2019.] The Civil Resolution Tribunal Act establishes the CRT and sets out its jurisdiction to resolve strata property and small claims disputes. In spring of 2018, the BC government passed Bill 22 to amend the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act. Some provisions from...

Posted by the CRT on December 21, 2018

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Accident Claims & Minor Injuries By Lauryn Kerr, CRT Legal Counsel [This post was updated on February 28, 2019.] On April 1, 2019 the CRT will have expanded jurisdiction over certain motor vehicle accident claims. We wrote about this in an earlier blog post when the Province of BC introduced changes to the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act. We’re working hard...

Posted by the CRT on November 9, 2018