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APRIL - JUNE 2011
June 27, 2011
Judicial Appointments - June 24, 2011
The Supreme Court of British Columbia welcomes the appointment of the Honourable Mr. Justice D. Allan Betton, a judge of the Provincial Court of British Columbia, to Kelowna and the appointment of the Honourable Mr. Justice Kenneth N. Affleck to Vancouver. Mr. Justice Betton and Mr. Justice Affleck were appointed to fill vacancies created when Mr. Justice Brooke and Mr. Justice Cole elected supernumerary status.
For more information about Mr. Justice Betton and Mr. Justice Affleck, please see the press release
issued by the Minister of Justice. Public welcoming ceremonies for Mr. Justice Betton and for Mr. Justice Affleck will be held on a date to be scheduled.
June 20, 2011
Welcoming Ceremony - Master Robert McDiarmid - July 7, 2011
The Welcoming Ceremony for Master McDiarmid will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at the Kamloops Law Courts at 4:00 p.m. in Courtroom 5D. Members of the public are invited to attend the Welcoming Ceremony.
June 14, 2011
New Practice Directions - June 30, 2011
Chief Justice Bauman issued PD - 29 - Model Companies Creditors Arrangement Act Initial Order and PD-30 - Model Receivership Order yesterday. Both PD - 29 and PD - 30 take effect on June 30, 2011. The purpose of these practice directions is to direct the use of model orders for certain proceedings and to make it easier for the parties and the court to focus on the issues that are in dispute. With the issuance of these practices directions, PD - 15 - Model Companies Creditors Arrangement Act Initial Order and PD-16 - Model Receivership Order are rescinded.
May 24, 2011
Notice: Master Appointments
The Supreme Court of British Columbia welcomes the appointment of Master Robert McDiarmid to Kamloops and Master Heather MacNaughton to Vancouver. Master McDiarmid and Master MacNaughton will begin sitting effective June 1, 2011. For more information about Master McDiarmid and Master MacNaughton, please see the press release issued by the Attorney General.
May 24, 2011
Supreme Court of British Columbia 2010 Annual Report
The Supreme Court of British Columbia 2010 Annual Report is now available.
May 4, 2011
Administrative Notice 9 - Bankruptcy Proceedings before the Registrar - August 1, 2011
Chief Justice Bauman issued AN-9 - Bankruptcy Proceedings Before the Registrar which is designed to standardize bankruptcy hearing practice throughout the province. AN-9 takes effect on August 1, 2011.
April 21, 2011
Information Packages for Self-Represented Litigants
The Supreme Court of British Columbia is pleased to announce that a number of information packages which were designed to assist self-represented litigants are now available on the Court's website at the following link:
April 6, 2011
Announcement - Video Link for Special Sitting: The Honourable Donald I. Brenner, Q.C. - April 29, 2011
Sitting of the Supreme which will be held in honour of the late Honourable Donald
I. Brenner, Q.C. on Friday, April 29, 2011 will be available by video link in
the following courthouses:
Victoria - Courtroom 401
Prince George - Courtroom 307
Kelowna - Courtroom 1
Sitting will commence at 4:15 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Vancouver Law
Courts. Members of the public are welcome to attend in person in Vancouver or
by video link from Victoria, Prince George or Kelowna.
April 4, 2011
Announcement - Special Sitting: The Honourable Donald I. Brenner, Q.C. - April 29, 2011
The Supreme Court of British Columbia will hold a special sitting in honour of the late Honourable Donald I. Brenner, Q.C. on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 4:15 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Vancouver Law Courts. Members of the public are welcome to attend the special sitting.
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