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Legal News

Law Society of BC Bencher Election Results

  • November 16, 2021

The LSBC 2021 General Election results for the two-year term from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023 are now available. CBABC congratulates all of the elected Benchers, with special acknowledgement to those who are CBABC members.

Professional Notice

No. 2013/CPD-1 Criminal Caseflow Management Rules Simplified Front End Criminal Process (2013)

  • November 08, 2021

This Practice Direction supports the objectives of the 2013 revision to the rules and process. These directions will be interpreted in a manner consistent with the intention and spirit of the requirements of the Criminal Code of Canada and the CCFM Rules. I make the following Practice Direction pursuant to my authority under the Provincial Court Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 379, and Rule 3 of the CCFM Rules.