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REFERENCES TO THE CROWN – SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND GENERAL PUBLIC TITLE OF PROCEEDING Effective immediately, all documents filed to commence new proceedings to which the Crown is a party should describe the Crown as “His Majesty the King” and not “Her Majesty the Queen”. For proceedings brought under the Proceedings Against the Crown Act, R.S.N.L. 1990, c. P-26,...

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Notice from the Courts on the Queen’s Passing

The Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Provincial Court acknowledges with regret, the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Canada’s longest reigning sovereign on behalf of all Judges of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador. It has been an honour to serve as the Queen’s Judges. Honourable...

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NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND GENERAL PUBLIC – SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

SUPREME COURT OPERATIONS FOR GENERAL DIVISION AND FAMILY DIVISION JUDICIAL CENTRES For the information of all stakeholders, this Notice outlines the planned operations for the General Division and Family Division in all judicial centres beginning September 12, 2022. This Notice will remain in effect until the public is otherwise advised. For the most up-to-date information...

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Queen’s Counsel Ceremony – August 19, 2022

Five new Queen’s Counsel will be sworn in at a Ceremony on Friday, August 19, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. The Honourable Raymond P. Whalen, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, will preside at the Ceremony. The Letters Patent appointing the five new Queen’s Counsel will be read and the Oaths and...

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NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND GENERAL PUBLIC: NEW WEBSITE FOR THE SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador will be launching its new website on August 9, 2022. The new website may be found here: https://court.nl.ca/supreme/ On the new site, you will continue to find information about the Court; news and notices; the Court’s docket; information for those attending Court or seeking access to Court records;...

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NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC – THE PROVINCIAL COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

REVISED COVID-19 OPERATIONAL PLAN ISSUED JULY 29, 2022 LIFTING OF RESTRICTIONS Effective Monday, August 1, 2022 and until further notice, the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador will lift its restrictions including capacity limits and physical distancing requirements. The public will have access to the courthouses; however, the presiding judge may limit access to the...

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