Notices from the Court

The Provincial Court has issued two practice directions:

1.  August 12, 2009 for the Fort St. John – Cariboo Northeast District, “Criminal Caseflow Management Rules – Arraignment and Trial Confirmation Hearings, Compliance and Administrative Court Sittings.”

This direction has three objectives:

  • expand judicial assignments for Judicial Case Managers;
  • provide a simplified and efficient means of scheduling breach matters;
  • enforce compliance with Criminal Caseflow Management Rules.

2.  October 1, 2009 for the Victoria Youth Justice Court, “Criminal Caseflow Management Rules – Arraignment and Trial Confirmation Hearings and Administrative Court Sittings.”

This direction has two objectives:

  • expand judicial assignments for Judicial Case Managers;
  • enforce compliance with Criminal Caseflow Management Rules.

Visit the court’s website at provincialcourt.bc.ca for the complete text of the practice directions.


 

The Supreme Court has issued the following practice direction:

Commencing October 1, 2009, the court will adopt a new procedure to facilitate the recording of appearances on applications in certain civil proceedings. This new procedure is being implemented to assist court clerks in accurately recording the appearances of parties, counsel and others.

Visit the court’s website at courts.gov.bc.ca for the complete text of the practice direction.