Library Fees and County Bar Libraries

Library Service Fees

Self-serve photocopying and printing

  • $0.40 per copy (black & white)
  • Lawyers may purchase photocopying cards for $20.00 or $40.00, plus a $2.00 deposit fee per card.

Custom photocopying and printing

  •  Cases – $10.00 per case
  •  Statutes/regulations– $10.00 per statute/regulation, using official sources where available
  •  Articles – $10.00 per article
  •  Other – $10.00 per item

Legislative history

  • Nova Scotia statutes: post-R.S.N.S. 1989 to date – $20.00 per statute, using official sources
  • Nova Scotia statutes: pre-R.S.N.S. 1989 to date – $30.00 per statute, using official sources
  • Other statutes – $30.00 per statute, using official sources where available
  • Regulations – $30.00 per regulation, using official sources where available

Books by courier

  • Lawyers may contact the Barristers’ Library to borrow circulating books. Library materials will be sent out the same day, whenever possible. The cost of shipping books out and returning them to the library is borne by lawyers.

Interlibrary loans

  • $20.00 per article or book, plus the costs imposed by the lending library, including its courier costs

Faxing services

  • Lawyers can use the Barristers’ Library’s fax machine to send material at a cost of $1.00 per page. Lawyers can have material faxed to them at the Barristers’ Library at a cost of $1.00 per page.

Overdue/lost books

  • Lawyers who do not return overdue material after three reminders are invoiced for the cost of the material, plus a $25.00 per item processing fee. Lawyers who return overdue material after receipt of an invoice are still accountable for the $25.00 processing fee.

County Bar Libraries

Please note, these libraries are for the use of members of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society only.

Annapolis County Barristers’ Library

Antigonish County Barristers’ Library

Cabot Trail Barristers’ Library

Colchester County Barristers’ Library

Cumberland County Barristers’ Library

Digby County Barristers’ Library

Hants County Barristers’ Library

Kings County Barristers’ Library

Lunenburg County Barristers’ Library

Pictou County Barristers’ Library

Simon J. Khattar, Q.C. Memorial Barristers’ Library

Strait Area Barristers’ Library

Yarmouth County Barristers’ Library