Update on traffic, ticket or bylaw matters in B.C. Provincial Court

From the Provincial Court of British Columbia:

Announcement:

Update on traffic, ticket or bylaw matters in B.C. Provincial Court

Further to the Provincial Court’s May 26, 2020 Announcement, the following housekeeping update (in italics and underlined) has been made to Part V of NP 19 COVID-19: Commencing Recovery of Some Court Operations:

V. TRAFFIC, TICKET OR BYLAW MATTERS

Traffic, ticket or bylaw matters scheduled from March 18 to June 12, 2020 (revised date) are adjourned without the disputant having to attend Court and will be rescheduled to a later date. A notice of a new Appearance date will be sent to the disputant by mail to the address on file with the Court.

Disputants have the options of:

a. Filing Written Reasons including a request for a fine reduction and/or time to pay (link to form: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/law-crime-and-justice/courthouse-serv…).

b. Paying the fine(s) on the ticket

The timeline to pay fines related to a Provincial Court traffic, ticket, or bylaw case is extended to June 30, 2020.

To dispute a violation ticket and have a trial date assigned as a future available court date, the Disputant can download a form and mail it in to: Ticket Dispute Processing, Bag 3510, Victoria, B.C. V8W 3P7.

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