top of page
White Columns
< Back

Hough v. Lambton Condominium Corporation No. 35 - 2023 ONCAT 200 - 2023-12-27




Wed Dec 27 2023 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)


In the case of Hough v. Lambton Condominium Corporation No. 35 (2023 ONCAT 200), a Dismissal Order was issued on December 27, 2023, under section 1.44 of the Condominium Act, 1998. The self-represented applicant failed to pay the required fees to move the case to Stage 3 after being given the opportunity to do so, leading to the dismissal of the case during Stage 2 - Mediation.


CAT Decisions - Dismissal Order
Adequacy of Records
Entitlement to Records


Adherence to procedural requirements, including timely fee payments, is crucial for the progression of condominium dispute cases, with non-compliance leading to dismissal.


Timely Fee Payment: Failure to pay required fees within the stipulated timeframe can result in case dismissal.
Procedural Rules: The decision emphasizes adherence to Rule 34.3 of the CAT's Rules of Practice regarding case progression.
Confidentiality: Documents and messages shared during negotiation and mediation stages are deemed private and confidential.


Fee Reminder System: Implement a system to remind applicants of pending fees and deadlines to ensure timely payments.
Educational Outreach: Enhance communication to educate parties on the importance of adhering to procedural rules and requirements.
Simplify Fee Payment: Streamline the fee payment process to reduce potential barriers and ensure ease of compliance.

bottom of page