Notice to the Profession and Public - Resuming in-person proceedings during COVID-19: Health and safety protocols

From the Provincial Court of British Columbia:

Effective Date: 05 June 2020

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Resuming in-person proceedings during COVID-19: Health and safety protocols

Purpose

Further to our Announcement of May 26, 2020, the Provincial Court will resume in-person proceedings for priority matters that cannot be accommodated remotely on a staged and incremental basis beginning June 8, 2020. The Court remains mindful of the need to protect the health and safety of all court users and help contain the spread of COVID-19, while maintaining access to the Court. This Notice outlines the health and safety protocols that will be in place in the courtrooms. It is subject to amendment if there are changes in the COVID-19 situation in British Columbia. Judges, Judicial Justices, and Judicial Case Managers (“Judicial Officers”) have the discretion to direct more detailed precautions depending on the circumstances of a particular court proceeding.

Please read the full notice at www.provincialcourt.bc.ca