I hear that a small claim may be discontinued based on the value of the. Does this relate to the10k upper limit, or might relatively low value claims also be disregarded?

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    answered on 19/12/2017

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    It would relate to the $10k upper limit ($20k if both parties agree and file a Memorandum of Consent), as the Tribunal must discontinue claims that it has no power to hear. However, whether it relates to low-value claims is an open question, given that the tribunal has a degree of discretion. For instance, an excessively low-value claim might potentially be discontinued under the Small Claims Tribunals Act for being frivolous or vexatious.

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