COVID-19 Criminal Adult

UPDATED  June 28, 2021

As of June 14, all trials, preliminary inquiries and other hearings involving viva voce evidence will proceed as scheduled.

All other proceedings including pre-trial processes and dockets (including the Case Management Office) will continue as scheduled on a virtual basis only.

Case Management Offices (CMO)

All safety measures will remain in place, including: masking requirements; plexiglass; physical distancing; and current COVID-19 courtroom capacity limits.

Criminal Fines (Adult and Youth): Applications for extension of time to pay for payment on criminal fines will be accepted by the Provincial Court via mail, email, fax or telephone.

Criminal Fine Extension Process

For further information regarding specific court locations, their protocols and practices, see the following links:

Practice Notes

Provincial Court Pandemic Plan - COVID19

Conduct Guide for Remote Hearings

Protocol for Booking Courtroom Technology for Remote Witness