BC’s Civil Resolution Tribunal’s first decision: move along, not much to see here
The Civil Resolution Tribunal of British Columbia is one of the most world’s most advanced online dispute resolution projects within a formal court and tribunal structure. As such, it has attracted much interest and analysis – not least in previous posts here and here. The tribunal offers an online determination first of ‘strata disputes’ of rights within apartment blocks and, to come, of small claims generally. Lord Justice Briggs visited British Columbia before producing his final report and incorporated within it a discussion of the tribunal. The tribunal has now published its first decision, The Owners, Strata Plan LMS 2900 v Mathew Hardie ST-2016-00297. This is probably not the decision that Its promoters would have chosen to be the first to show its wares and it is interesting to look at it a little further. Read the article……………..
Effective July 13, 2016, strata (condominium) disputes in British Columbia can be submitted on-line to the Civil Resolution Tribunal (“CRT”).
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