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Fee Waivers for Victims Regulations

made under subsection 2(1A) of the

Costs and Fees Act

R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 104

O.I.C. 2009-181 (April 14, 2009), N.S. Reg. 190/2009


1     These regulations may be cited as the Fee Waivers for Victims Regulations.


2     In these regulations,


                (a)    “Act” means the Costs and Fees Act;


                (b)    “restitution order” means an order made under section 732.1, section 738, section 739 or section 742.3 of the Criminal Code (Canada) ordering an amount to be paid as restitution to a person;


                (c)    “victim” means victim as defined in the Victims’ Rights and Services Act.

Fee to be waived

3     A person responsible for collecting a fee under the Act must waive the fee payable by a victim for any of the following:


                (a)    filing a restitution order;


                (b)    entering as a judgment the amount ordered to be paid under a restitution order;


                (c)    enforcing a restitution order.