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Court of Appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador – Notice

COURT OF APPEAL OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND GENERAL PUBLIC COURT OF APPEAL OPERATIONS Issued: February 25, 2022 Following completion of flood related remediation and renovation, the Court of Appeal has resumed operations at its original location (287 Duckworth Street). Effective Monday, February 28, 2022, appeals and applications will be heard...

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SUPREME COURT OPERATIONS – NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND GENERAL PUBLIC

SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND GENERAL PUBLIC SUPREME COURT OPERATIONS FOR GENERAL DIVISION AND FAMILY DIVISION JUDICIAL CENTRES FEBRUARY 28-APRIL 1, 2022 For the information of all stakeholders, this Notice outlines the planned operations for the General Division and Family Division in all judicial centres from February 28-April 1,...

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Canada’s Volunteer Awards

FINAL REMINDER: Last chance to submit a nomination for Canada’s Volunteer Awards 2021 The deadline for nominations is March 4, 2022. Let’s acknowledge the important contributions Canadians make through volunteering In total, 21 awards will be presented. This includes the Thérèse Casgrain Lifelong Achievement award, which recognizes an individual who demonstrates exceptional achievements thro

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PLIAN – Lawyer Referral Service

Please note that referrals from PLIAN’s Lawyer Referral Service and the Journey Project may not be considered short-term summary legal services because: i) there is a related fee; and ii) there is an expectation by the lawyer and/or the client that the lawyer could potentially continue to provide legal services beyond the referral. In order...

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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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