What is the test for ordering payment of extraordinary expenses?

Manitoba, Canada


The following excerpt is from Delichte v Rogers, 2013 MBCA 106 (CanLII):

In all cases, the decision to order payment of the expenses at all is a discretionary decision, as indicated by the use of the word “may” in s. 7(1). See Staples v. Callender, 2010 NSCA 49, 85 R.F.L. (6th) 236. Extraordinary Expense Must Also be Necessary and Reasonable

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