Parties will have to attend a taxation hearing conducted by a registrar who will hear the Bill of Costs. If a party does not attend the taxation hearing, the registrar may proceed with the taxation or adjourn the proceedings.
The amount of costs to be allowed is subject to the registrar’s discretion. The registrar will consider all relevant circumstances, including the following:
If a party is dissatisfied with the decision of the registrar regarding the amount of costs granted, the party may apply to a judge to review the taxation within 14 days after the registrar's taxation decision.