Small Claims Limit Increase

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Effective Thursday, February 4, 2016, the monetary limit for claims at Small Claims Court has been increased from $20,000 to $30,000. This increase to the monetary limit is the first change that has been implemented following the 2015 Small Claims Review Project that was carried out by the Ministry of Justice. The Review Project formed part of the Justice Innovation Agenda, the goal of which is to provide affordable, faster and citizen-centred dispute resolution.

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