- This Joint Committee provides a means for ongoing liaison and communication between Service Nova Scotia & Municipal Relations and the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society about matters of mutual concern and interest.
- There are three main tasks for the Committee:
- to identify issues of mutual concern and interest;
- to recommend means for addressing these issues;
- to communicate the results of this process to the Department and to the Bar.
- Proposed changes in programs or services of the Department and technology used for these programs and services that will have a particular impact on the legal profession;
- Facilities and technology available to the public and legal profession for the electronic service delivery and accessing real and personal property information, business and personal information and other information maintained by the Department;
- Standards for recording, filing, maintaining and accessing real and personal property information, business and personal information and other information maintained by the Department which will have a particular impact on the legal profession;
- Legislation, regulations, policies and procedures within the mandate of the Department which are relevant to the Society’s purpose;
- Some issues may require special expertise, or a greater commitment of time or resources, such that subcommittees or working groups will be established or support will be seconded to the Committee from time to time.