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Category: COVID-19

Update – Labour Relations Board

The Labour Relations Board has been monitoring public health measures taken in Newfoundland and Labrador and in other provinces to combat the spread of COVID-19. As the situation changes and with the second wave well underway in Canada, the Board recognizes the importance of continuing to adjust its operations to ensure the safety of the...

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St. John’s Provincial Court – Traffic Court and Contraventions Act Cases

Traffic Court matters, including Contraventions Act cases, scheduled during the month of December 2020 in St. John’s will not proceed at this time. Parties with scheduled cases will receive written notification of their rescheduled Court date. Alternatively, please visit the Court’s website for the new date at https://docket.court.nl.ca. Enquiries can be made to the St....

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Update – Library Appointment System

Please note that starting Tuesday, November 24th, the Law Library on-site appointments will now be available for 45 minutes instead of 30 minutes. Appointments will remain on the hour only (i.e. no booking at half past) Monday to Friday at 9 am, 10 am, 11, am, 2 pm, and 3 pm in order to allow...

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Supreme Court – Guidelines for Re-Opening (updated)

The attached is being issued at the request of The Honourable Raymond P. Whalen, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador. Please note: The guidelines have been updated to reflect new guidance on COVID-19 symptoms provided by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador (see parts 11.1.1 and 11.2.1). Inquiries can be sent...

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Supreme Court – Guidelines for Re-Opening (Updated)

The attached Notice is being issued at the request of The Honourable Raymond P. Whalen, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador. The major points to note in this amended document include: The General Division in St. John’s will begin hearing short-cause civil applications (longer than 5 minutes), short-cause criminal applications, long-cause...

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