British Columbia Supreme Court Rules Annotated 2017 + CD-ROM
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-7127-8
Product Type: Book S.O. + CD-ROM + e-mail
Anticip. Upkeep Cost: Annual volumes supplied on standing order subscription
Number of Pages: 2080 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound + monthly electronic supplements
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2016-09-30
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $115.00

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Stay current on the Supreme Court Civil Rules in British Columbia

Digests prepared by OnPoint Legal Research (Sarah Picciotto) British Columbia Supreme Court Rules Annotated provides you with valuable insights on how to navigate the Supreme Court Civil Rules. British Columbia Supreme Court Rules Annotated includes the critical information that will help you apply the rules of civil procedure effectively:
  • Full text of the B.C. Supreme Court Rules, Forms and Appendices
  • Expert commentary and case annotations for the B.C. Supreme Court rules
  • Table of Substantially Unchanged Rules summarizing those pre-2010 rules that remain substantially unchanged
  • A Civil Rules Concordance that matches every previous 2009 rule with the closest new rule and identifies the relevant changes to each rule
  • Up-to-date information reflecting all amendments to the Rules
  • Supreme Court Family Rules, forms and appendices
  • Court of Appeal, rules, forms, and appendices
  • Other pertinent Acts including Class Proceedings Act, Court Jurisdiction and Proceedings, Transfer Act, Court of Appeal Act, Court Order Interest Act, Evidence Act, and Interpretation Act
This piblication features a depth of content that gives you insight into every issue:
  • Expert commentary and case annotations for the BC Supreme Court Rules
  • Thousands of reported and unreported decisions
  • Detailed case law digests that give you the precise information you need to decide if and how the case is relevant
  • Convenient CD-ROM that contains the complete text of the book and fillable forms you can customize for any situation
British Columbia Supreme Court Rules 2017 is electronically supplemented for all standing order subscribers on a monthly basis upon request, at no extra charge. British Columbia Civil Practice Advisor is derived from the decisions published in Carswell Practice Cases. It is designed to keep you current and up to date on all significant topics, decisions and changes with monthly emails. New in this edition This edition is current to BC Gazette Vol. 59:9 (May 31, 2016) and incorporates the following updates.
  • All amendments to the rules:
    • To the Supreme Court Civil Rules up to and including B.C. Reg. 3/2016 (effective July 1, 2016)
    • To the Supreme Court Family Rules up to and including B.C. Reg. 4/2016 (effective July 1, 2016)
    • To the Court of Appeal Rules up to and including B.C. Reg. 6/2016 (effective January 29, 2016).
  • All updates to the supplementary legislation, including:
    • The Class Proceedings Act R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 50
    • The Limitations Act S.B.C. 2012, c. 13
    • The Interpretation Act R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 238.
  • Annotations reflecting all recent developments, including such cases as:
    • Radcliffe v. Strata Plan KAS1436 (2015 B.C.C.A.) (Rule 2-1)
    • B.(E.) v. British Columbia (Director of Child, Family and Community Services) (2016 B.C.C.A.) (Rule 9-5(1)(a))
    • Magdalena v. Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (2016 B.C.C.A.) (Rule 9-7(12))
    • Nixon v. Pickton (2015 B.C.S.C.) (Rule 14-1(9))
    • and B.(E.) v. British Columbia (Director of Child, Family and Community Services) (2016 B.C.C.A.) (Rule 18-3(2))
  • All Practice Directions and Administrative Notices that have been issued or updated since the last edition, including:
    • The addition of the following Supreme Court Practice Directions:
      • PD-48 Video Recording or Broadcasting of Court Proceedings
      • PD-49 Applications Made by Requisition Rules 5-1(3), 5-2(3)(a), 5-3(b), 12-2(4) and 23-5(4)
      • PD-50 Practice Direction Masters' Jurisdiction
      • PD - 51 Consent Order to Dispense with Trial Management Conference in Civil Cases (July 1, 2016).
  • The addition of the following Court of Appeal Practice Directives and Practice Notes:
    • Electronic Media in Appeal Books (Civil & Criminal Practice Directive 13 May 2016)
    • Extradition Appeals (Civil & Criminal Practice Note May 13, 2016).
About the Author
Allan P. Seckel was Deputy Attorney General for British Columbia and co-chair of the working group who initiated the new civil and family rules for the BC Supreme Court. He has also been Head of BC Public Service, Cabinet Secretary and Deputy Minister to the Premier of British Columbia. He has extensive litigation experience, with particular emphasis on complex litigation, class actions, pensions and trust law.
James C. MacInnis practises corporate commercial litigation with Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson, a Vancouver litigation boutique. Mr. MacInnis' practice is focused on commercial and business disputes, including contractual disputes, professional negligence, defamation, and securities matters. Mr. MacInnis graduated as gold medallist from the University of British Columbia Law School. He then served as the judicial law clerk to the Chief Justice of British Columbia. He is the co-editor and contributing author of Business Disputes in British Columbia. He is the co-author of a civil procedure manual published annually by Carswell that is used by litigators throughout British Columbia.