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Notices to Court Users

Sept. 1, 2017 - The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued a new practice directive concerning applications made to the Court under The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code.  The new Practice Directive (CV-PD#5) comes into effect September 1,2017, and can be found here.

Aug. 2, 2017 - Court of Queen's Bench amends Rules of Court with respect to the discount rate to be used in calculating the amount of an award for future pecuniary damage as well as the life expectancy of an individual. Details (English)  Details (Francais)

March 7, 2017 - Queen's Bench Amendments to Take Effect on April 1, 2017 - The Court of Queen's Bench has amended the Rules of Court and related forms effective April 1, 2017.  The amendments include authorizing lawyers to send requests for service directly to foreign countries pursuant to The Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil and Commercial Matters, and amending the family law Petition and Answer forms to require additional information concerning other relevant court proceedings and to update the Statement of Lawyer.  Details

Dec. 8, 2016 - Court of Queen's Bench Administrative Notice: Weyburn Court Files and Proceedings

Aug. 30, 2016 - Court of Queen’s Bench amends Rules of Court in accordance with The Fee Waiver Act. Details (English)  Details (Francais) 

May 20, 2016 - Court of Queen's Bench Administrative Notice: Supervised Access by Responsible Adult Orders

March 4, 2016 - Court of Queen's Bench Information Notice - 525 Detention Review Pilot Project

Feb. 1, 2016 - Court of Appeal Criminal Practice Directive - Leave Procedure for Certain Criminal Appeals

Jan. 8, 2016 - The Court of Queen's Bench has issued a new Practice Directive that sets out how and when to notify the Local Registrar of requests to adjourn matters scheduled for chambers. You can find the Practice Directive here.

Nov. 10, 2015 - The Court of Queen's Bench has made a number of amendments to its Rules of Court and related forms. The amendments take effect on January 1, 2016. The amendments, include: the requirement that originating applications be issued before they are served; clarification on when issues may be resolved by summary judgment; the requirement that proof of death (such as  a funeral director's certificate) be filed with applications for probate and adminstration; changes to the Application for Grant of Adminstration form to clarify the basis on which a bond is or is not required; new forms for Application for Case Conference and Appointment for Questioning; as well as formatting amendments to all forms including the removal of the clerk's stamp. The rule amendments can be found here (a subsequent correction confirms the effective date of January 1, 2016). A temporary link to the amended forms can be found at the Queen's Printer website.

Sept. 1, 2015 - Court of Appeal Civil Practice Directive - Appeal Settlement Conferences

July 17, 2015 - Update on La Ronge Court Matters, Week of July 20, 2015

July 15, 2015 - Update on La Ronge and Meadow Lake Court Matters

July 13, 2015 - The Court of Queen's Bench has amended Schedule I "B" of the Tariff of Costs. The new Tariff is split into a General section and a Family section, and organized in accordance with the new Rules of Court with columns based on the complexity of the case. The new Tariff comes into effect on August 1, 2015.

July 9, 2015 - Update on La Ronge Court Matters for Week of July 13, 2015

July 6, 2015 - La Ronge Court Proceedings to be Held in Prince Albert Temporarily

June 29, 2015 - Summary Conviction Appeal Rules Amended

June 15, 2015 - Effective June 15, 2015, Saskatoon’s Family Law Division has merged with the General Division. Effective immediately the fax number for both offices will be (306) 975-4818.

March 2, 2015 - Access to Family and YCJA Appeal Files via eCourt Portal

Dec. 16, 2014 - Draft Tariff of Costs Feedback Request

Oct. 1, 2014 - Provincial Court Practice Directive - Citation of Authorities

Oct. 1, 2014 - Provincial Court Practice Directive - Discretionary Orders Restricting Media Reporting or Public Access

Oct. 1, 2014 - Updated: Provincial Court Practice Directive - Application for Court-Appointed Counsel

Sept. 10, 2014 - First Ever Citation Guide for the Courts of Saskatchewan

August 19, 2014 - Amendments to The Court of Appeal Rules

March 27, 2014 - Updated: Provincial Court Practice Directive - Charter Applications & Related Matters

March 25, 2014 - Updated: Queen's Bench Practice Directive - Family Service Proceedings

Dec. 18, 2013 - Queen's Bench Practice Directive - Gowning Policy for Counsel

Dec. 18, 2013 - Queen's Bench Administrative Notice - Late Filing of Pre-Trial Briefs

Nov. 1, 2013 - Queen's Bench Practice Directive - Expedited Pre-Trial Conferences

Oct. 29, 2013 - Saskatchewan Provincial Court Judicial Council Call for Applications

Sept. 12, 2013 - Revised Jury Boundaries

Sept. 3, 2013 - Discretionary Orders Restricting Media Reporting or Public Access   (Queen's Bench Practice Directive)

July 1, 2013 - Cancellation of Practice Directives Issued Prior to July 1, 2013

June 20, 2013 - Criminal Pre-Trials - Judicial Centre of Prince Albert, Melfort and Battleford

June 19, 2013 - Wynyard Court Files

June 18, 2013 - Court of Queen's Bench re-issues relevant Notices to the Profession as Administrative Notices

May 15, 2013 - Adoption of Digital Court Record as Official Court Record, Court of Appeal

August 7, 2012 – Amendments to the Queen’s Bench Rules to Comply with The Enforcement of Money Judgments Act

June 14, 2012 – Provincial Court Practice Directives / Directives de pratique de la Cour provincial

June 13, 2012 – Implementation of The Revised Queen’s Bench Rules

May 29, 2012 – Criminal Pre-Trials in the Judicial Centres of Prince Albert and Melfort

Dec. 5, 2011 – Multi-jurisdictional Class Action Protocol