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Category: Government



Update – Public Prosecutions Division

The Public Prosecutions Division, Department of Justice and Public Safety advises that Crown Attorneys are actively reviewing prosecution matters and communicating with defence counsel to identify matters that can reasonably be expected to proceed in a virtual “courtroom”. The Public Prosecutions Division also invites all counsel and accused persons to contact Public Prosecutions with respect.

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Law Society Rule 18 – Witnessing, Commissioning and Notarizing Documents Via Audio-Visual Communication

We have been advised that the Temporary Alternate Witnessing of Documents Act has received Royal Assent. As a result, it is now in force along with Law Society Rule 18. Benchers have approved Law Society Rule 18 – Witnessing, Commissioning and Notarizing Documents Via Audio-Visual Communication, and Law Society Form 18. Members are required to...

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Update – Temporary Variation of Statutory Deadlines Act

For your information, please find attached a copy of the Gazette published today. You will note that it includes: Temporary Variation of Statutory Deadlines Order issued pursuant to section 6 of the Temporary Variation of Statutory Deadlines Act and which addresses retroactive variation of deadlines in the Limitations Act, Family Law Act and Human Rights...

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