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This consolidation is current to April 13, 2021.

TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

Court Rules Act

Provincial Court (Family) Rules
B.C. Reg. 417/98

enacted by B.C. Reg. 236/2020

effective December 7, 2020

Schedule 1

Transition — amendment by this regulation to 21 day timeline

50   If, in respect of a matter under the Provincial Court (Family) Rules, the 21 day period referred to in section 18 (3), 21 (a) or 34 of Appendix B of the Provincial Court (Family) Rules, as that section read immediately before being amended by this regulation, ends on or after December 7, 2020, the 30 day period referred to in that section, as amended by this regulation, applies to the matter instead.

Transition — amendment by this regulation to 14 day timeline

51   If, in respect of a matter under the Provincial Court (Family) Rules, the 14 day period referred to in section 26 of Appendix B of the Provincial Court (Family) Rules, as that section read immediately before being amended by this regulation, ends on or after December 7, 2020, the 30 day period referred to in that section, as amended by this regulation, applies to the matter instead.

Transition — family justice registry requirements continue to apply

52   Despite the amendment made by section 1 of Schedule 1 of this regulation to the definition of "family justice registry" in rule 1 (2) of the Provincial Court (Family) Rules, if rule 5 of the Provincial Court (Family) Rules applied to an application in the Surrey registry before December 7, 2020, that rule continues to apply to the application.

Transition — designated registry requirements continue to apply

53   Despite the amendment made by section 6 of Schedule 1 of this regulation to the definition of "designated registry" in rule 21 (1) of the Provincial Court (Family) Rules, if rule 21 of the Provincial Court (Family) Rules applied to an application in the Surrey registry before December 7, 2020, that rule continues to apply to the application.