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Ontario Superior Court Practice, 2017 Edition, Student Edition + E-Book

Ontario Superior Court Practice provides annotated Rules highlighting the crucial information and principles you need to argue on the fly. The clear, well-organized statements of the current law and practice are often cited in the lower courts and by the Court of Appeal.
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The On-the-Go Rules book for the Contemporary Civil Litigator
First published in 2000, Ontario Superior Court Practice has become recognized as the superior standard for practising civil litigation. The 2016 Edition continues this tradition, providing you with the judicial thinking and approach to all key issue areas – summary judgment, Rule 21 motions, discovery of electronic documents and more.

Superior analysis giving practical guidance in handy charts and tables
Ontario Superior Court Practice, 2017 Edition provides annotated Rules highlighting the crucial information and principles you need to argue on the fly. The clear, well-organized statements of the current civil law and practice are often cited in the lower courts and by the Court of Appeal. You'll find:

  • Rule by rule guidance on rapidly changing practice issues
  • "Practice Notes" throughout – Annotating the Rules and statutes with focus on the governing principles for interpreting and applying the provision, with footnoted references to leading decisions
  • Causes of action, defences and remedies tables – Unique and comprehensive listing of over 50 of the most common civil claims and heads of damages, detailing the necessary elements that must be pleaded, referenced by the leading case law
  • Substantive and procedural limitation periods – Ontario and federal statutory limitation periods tables identify all procedural timelines under each rule and provide an overview of the common law of limitation periods
  • All-at-a-glance tables and charts of technical information such as calculation of solicitor fees in a class action
  • Solicitors Act annotated – Setting out the rules governing the assessment and collection of accounts as reflected in the leading cases
  • Small Claims Court Act Rules annotated – with explanation of the differences in practice between the Small Claims Court and the Ontario SCJ in certain proceedings such as noting in default.

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The New 2017 Edition gives you...

  • Amendments to:
    • The Rules of Civil Procedure from O. Reg. 193/15 relating to, essentially, estates proceedings and the introduction of court-ordered estates mediation, and O. Reg 147/16
    • Courts of Justice Act from S.O. 2016, c. 5, Sched. 7.
    • The Limitations Act, 2002, from S.O. 2016, c. 2, Sch. 2
    • Rules of the Small Claims Court from O. Reg. 38/16
    • Statutory Powers Procedure Act, from S.O. 2015, c. 23
  • Recently revised Practice Directions including:
    • The Consolidated Divisional Court Practice Direction effective June 1, 2016
    • The Consolidated Practice Direction for the Central South Region< effective June 1, 2016/li>
    • The Consolidated Practice Direction Concerning Family Cases in the Northwest Region effective June 1, 2016
  • Update on new case law developments, including:
    • The application of discoverability principles:
      • To different contexts applicable on motions for leave to examine a second representative of a party
      • To guide the process when settling a contested form of orders under Rule 59.03
    • Relating to formal proof of testamentary instrument under Rule 75.01
  • Extensive discussion of trial management tools as used in the Small Claims Court and examination of nonparties in the Small Claims Court

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Table of contents

Main Volume
Tables
  • Procedural Limitation Peiods
  • Substantive Limitation Periods
  • Civil Appeal Routes
  • Causes of Action, Defences and Remedies
Annotated Statutes
  • Courts of Justice Act
  • Class Proceedings Act
  • Law Society Act (selected sections)
  • Solicitors Act
  • Limitations Act, 2002
  • Evidence Act
  • Judicial Review Procedure Act
Regulations
  • Number of Judges, O. Reg. 502/99
  • Designation of Regions, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 186
  • Small Claims Court Jurisdiction and Appeal Limit, O. Reg. 626/00
  • Bilingual Proceedings, O. Reg. 53/01
  • Class Proceedings, O. Reg. 771/92
  • Mediators' Fees (Rule 24.1, Rules of Civil Procedure), O. Reg. 451/98
Rules
  • Rules of Civil Procedure (Annotated)
  • Tariffs and Fees
  • Small Claims Court Rules (Annotated)
  • Family Law Rules
Practice Directions and Policies
  • A. Consolidated Provincial Practice Direction
  • B. Consolidated Practice Direction for Divisional Court Proceedings
  • C. Consolidated Practice Direction for Civil Actions, Applications, Motions and Procedural Matters in the Toronto Region
  • D. Consolidated Practice Direction concerning Family Cases in the Toronto Region
  • E. Consolidated Practice Direction Concerning the Commercial List in the Toronto Region
  • F. Estates: Consolidated Practice Direction Concerning the Estates List in the Toronto Region
  • G. Consolidated Practice Direction for the Central South Region
  • H. Consolidated Practice Direction for the Central East Region
  • I. Consolidated Practice Direction for the Central West Region
  • J. Consolidated Practice Direction for the East Region
  • K. Consolidated Practice Direction for the Northeast Region
  • L. Consolidated Practice Direction for the Northwest Region
  • M. Consolidated Practice Direction for the Southwest Region
  • N. Consolidated Practice Direction Concerning Family Cases in Central East Region (Effective May 1, 2016)
  • O. Consolidated Practice Direction Concerning Family Cases in the Northeast Region (Effective May 1, 2016)
  • P. The Guide Concerning Best Practices for Civil Actions, Applications and Motions in the Toronto Region
  • Q. The Guide Concerning e-Delivery of Documents in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice
  • R. The Guide Concerning Commerical List E-Service
  • S. Appeals: Civil Appeals in the Court of Appeal
  • T. Appeals: Motions in the Court of Appeal
  • U. Class Proceedings: Class Proceedings Committee Practice Directions
  • V. Costs
  • W. Dispute Resolution: Dispute Resolution Officer Program Pilot Project in the Superior Court
  • X. Others: Procedure in Construction Lien Actions

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