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Category: COVID-19

Update to Operations – Provincial Court

COURTHOUSES RE-OPENING The Provincial Court continues to monitor information communicated by public health officials and reassess its Operational Plan accordingly, taking a cautious and measured approach in reopening its courthouses. Effective Tuesday, February 8, 2022 the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador will expand Court operations. However, access to the Court will be restricted to

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Supreme Court – Updated COVID-19 Guidelines

The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador has revised its COVID-19 Guidelines to remove references to specific periods of required self-isolation (because of travel, etc.) that are no longer applicable because of changing public health guidance. The Guidelines now provide simply that persons should not enter a courthouse where they are required to self-isolate pursuant...

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Update – Supreme Court Operations

For the information of all stakeholders, this Notice outlines the planned changes to the Supreme Court’s operations for the General Division and Family Division in all judicial centres from January 31 – February 25, 2022. OPERATIONS FROM JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 25, 2022 For the period running from January 31-February 25, 2022, all Supreme Court General Division...

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Update – Provincial Court Operations

Revised COVID-19 court scheduling for the period January 4, 2022 to January 31, 2022, inclusive. Unless otherwise notified by the Court, all adult and youth criminal appearances, trials, hearings, and sentencings (for those persons who are not in custody), for the period January 4, 2022 to January 31, 2022, inclusive, will be rescheduled four (4)...

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Provincial Court Operations

To protect the health and safety of all court users while ensuring respect for the legal rights of accused persons and civil litigants, the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador is limiting all regular operations, effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, until further notice. As of Tuesday, January 4, 2022, public access to all Provincial Courthouses...

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Supreme Court Operations

For the information of all stakeholders, this Notice outlines the planned changes to the Supreme Court’s operations for the General Division and Family Division in all judicial centres from January 5 – January 28, 2022. This updated Notice is being issued as a result of the Special Measures Order (Province-Wide Alert Level 4) issued by...

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Court of Appeal Operations

The Court of Appeal will revert to virtual hearings, for the time being, unless parties are notified otherwise. Appeals and applications will be heard by way of videoconference or teleconference for scheduled matters. The Court of Appeal Registry will contact the parties with instructions. The Court’s docket is posted on its website, which may be...

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Provincial Court Scheduling

To protect the health and safety of all court users while ensuring respect for the legal rights of accused persons and civil litigants, the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador is limiting all regular operations, effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, until further notice. As of Tuesday, January 4, 2022, public access to all Provincial Courthouses...

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