Court Rules and Legislature.
The composition of Ontario courts is regulated
by Ontario Courts of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.43. A copy
of the Ontario Courts of Justice Act can be found at
The different courts and tribunals are regulated by different courts
rules, for example:
1. Ontario Superior Court of Justice (claims over $25,000)
2. Small Claims Court (claims under $25,000)
3. Family Court Rules
Please note that there may be additional rules and court directives
depending on particular matter. In addition, some rules cannot be
understood without understanding interpretation of the rules by judges
in preceding decision.