What is the scope of a trial judge's discretion to vary an order following a Reasons for Judgment?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Idle-O Apartments Inc. v. Charlyn Investments Ltd., 2010 BCSC 132 (CanLII):

The scope of a trial judge’s discretion to vary an order following Reasons for Judgment rests on whether a formal order has been entered and to the extent that it remains unentered, there exists an unfettered discretion on the part of a trial judge to re-open the matter: Harrison v. Harrison, 2007 BCCA 120, 237 B.C.A.C. 187.

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