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Category: Government

Update Notice

Dear Law Society Members: As we collectively deal with the upheaval in our lives wrought by the Covid-19 virus, we wanted to reach out again to assure you that the issues you have brought to our attention have not been overlooked or ignored. We are all committed to ensuring lawyers can continue to provide essential...

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Adjustments to Requesting Legal Clearance from WorkplaceNL

Re: Adjustments to Requesting Legal Clearance from WorkplaceNL WorkplaceNL is using social distancing measures to help proactively slow the spread of COVID-19. We are operating with reduced staff to focus on core services. WorkplaceNL is committed to continued responses to legal clearance requests. Business legal clearance requests To request clearance on a business, use our...

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COVID-19 Updates

As you are all aware, our government is trying very hard to ensure that all citizens of the province adhere to the social distancing/isolation requirements to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. This means that everyone, including lawyers, should be working from home, if at all possible. There is a public interest element in continuing...

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COVID-19 Updates

Update from the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Please find attached an updated notice from the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador. The notice addresses the Court’s processes regarding urgent filings, the requirement to have documents witnessed and limitation periods. We have also been advised by the Court that its drop boxes are not...

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NL Labour Relations Board Notice – COVID-19 Operations

Effective March 17, 2020, the Labour Relations Board has been operating on a remote basis due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This was based upon direction from government and it is consistent with protecting the health and safety of our staff, our stakeholders and the general public. All Board staff are working remotely until further notice....

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