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Small Claims Court - Nova Scotia
Based on established legal principles and natural justice, the Small Claims Court of Nova Scotia provides a timely, less formal and reasonably cost-effective forum for the resolution of certain types of claim, to a maximum of $25,000 (not including interest and legal costs).
In addition, the Small Claims Court functions as the initial forum for appeals from decisions of Residential Tenancy Officers affecting both tenants and landlords.
Finally, the Small Claims Court functions (without monetary limit) as the initial forum in which disputes between lawyers and their clients regarding fees and other financial issues are heard and resolved.
The Personal Property Security Act ("PPSA") is the name given to each of the statutes passed by all common law provinces, as well as the territories, of Canada. They regulate the creation and registration of...
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