Due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Provincial Court has implemented a remote process for ex parte applications to unseal Informations to Obtain (ITO) search warrants and other forms of judicial authorizations. These applications are necessary for the Crown to fulfill its disclosure obligations to defence counsel.
Effective immediately, the Probate Court is expanding its essential services model to allow new applications for Grants of Probate and Grants of Administration to be filed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Registrars of Probate will also offer new dates for passing accounts.
Effective immediately, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court is expanding its essential services model.
The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal Liaison Committee convened by tele-conference on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Four judges of the Court, including the Chief Justice of Nova Scotia, the Court’s Registrar, and eight members of the appellate Bar participated.