Attorney General’s B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee
The Attorney General’s B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee has a mandate to consult broadly with the legal profession and users of the courts, including self-represented litigants.
The rules committee provides advice and makes recommendations on changes to the Supreme Court Rules that are fair, sustainable and have the public’s confidence.
The rules committee evaluates court rules changes proposed by members of the judiciary, the legal profession, government ministries and the public. It engages the legal profession, members of the public and other users of the courts. It also advises the Attorney General on issues affecting access to justice that might be addressed through the court rules. The Chief Justice of the B.C. Supreme Court is consulted on any recommended changes to the Supreme Court Rules.
Membership of the rules committee includes:
- John Bilawich: Vancouver
- Bill Dick: Kelowna
- Lisa Hamilton: Vancouver
- John M. Hogg, QC: Kamloops
- Lindsay R. LeBlanc: Victoria
- Maureen L. A. Lundell, QC: Vancouver
There are no current consultations. To provide suggestions for potential amendments or changes to the rules, write to AGSupremeCourtRulesCommittee@gov.bc.ca.
For information on other consultations, please see Statutes, Regulations & Policy.