The Court of Appeal is the highest court in the province. It hears appeals from the Supreme Court, from the Provincial Court on some criminal matters, and reviews and appeals from some administrative boards and tribunals.
The Court of Appeal has a registrar who, in addition to other administrative duties, hears matters related to the settling of orders and bills of costs.
July 16, 2015
COURT OF APPEAL RULE AMENDMENTS
The Court of Appeal Rules and Forms have been recently amended. Among the changes, Rule 56 and related provisions contain new wording and Form 19 (affidavit) has been amended.
The amendments are effective July 24, 2015. For details about all of the amendments, please see the Order in Council.
June 22, 2015
NEW: CIVIL FACTUM (FORM 10) TEMPLATES FOR APPELLANTS AND RESPONDENTS
The Court of Appeal has created 2 documents (word templates) for appellants and respondents to easily create factums including:
- cover page;
- formatted page and paragraph numbering;
- instructions on each page and;
- a comprehensive factum checklist at the end of the template.
The Court of Appeal appreciates any feedback from the public and legal profession on new initiatives.
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your feedback.
June 22, 2015
The British Columbia Court of Appeal welcomes the appointment of the Honourable Madam Justice Lauri Ann Fenlon, a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, to the Court of Appeal for British Columbia and the Court of Appeal of Yukon. The appointment is effective immediately.