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The Law Reform Commission is pleased to have filled its research position for the summer.
The Fee Waiver Act and The Fee Waiver Regulations are both in force as of February 26, 2016.
The Saskatchewan Legislature has passed The Fee Waiver Act. This Act will come into force once it is proclaimed. The development of this Act was a response to the Commission’s 2013 report: Access to Justice – Needy Person Certificates and Waiver of Fees: Final Report. The recommendations of the Commission in this report are intended to improve access to justice for the less advantaged members of our community through fee waivers.
Foreclosure involves lengthy legal proceedings taken in the Court of Queen’s Bench and is governed by several statutes, including The Land Contracts (Actions) Act (the LCAA). The LCAA is consumer protection legislation intended to protect borrowers by requiring lenders to obtain leave of the court before starting foreclosure. The protection is provided as time: time to […]