What is the effect of Rule 37B when a nominal offer is made?

British Columbia, Canada

The following excerpt is from Oler v Wheeler, 2018 BCSC 664 (CanLII):

Greyell J noted in MacKinlay v. MacKinlay Estate, 2008 BCSC 1570, Savage J. also considered the effect of Rule 37B when a nominal offer was made. The issue was whether double costs should be awarded where the successful defendant had made a nominal offer to settle. He held, at paras. 34-35:

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