199. At any time before judgment, the parties may amend their pleadings without leave and as often as necessary provided the amendment is not useless or contrary to the ends of justice and does not result in an entirely new action or application having no connection with the original one.
An amendment may be made, for instance, to modify, correct or complete allegations or conclusions, to invoke new facts or to assert a right accrued since service of the motion to institute proceedings.
1965 (1st sess.), c. 80, a. 199; 1996, c. 5, s. 19; 2002, c. 7, s. 33.