NP 21: Virtual Proceedings and Remote Attendance in the Provincial Court

  • November 30, 2021

Effective Date: November 30 2021
NP 21 Revisions in red

Purpose

This Notice provides direction and information for anyone who will attend a virtual or in-person proceeding in the Provincial Court remotely by audioconference (including telephone or Microsoft Teams) or videoconference (including Microsoft Teams). In this Notice:

  • “virtual(ly)” – describes the type of court proceeding which is designated by the Court to be conducted by telephone or using the Microsoft Teams audio- and video-conferencing platform, as opposed to an in-person court proceeding; and
  • “remote(ly)” – describes the court participant’s method of attending an in-person or virtual court proceeding, by telephone or using the Microsoft Teams audio- and videoconferencing platform, in contrast to attending in person.

A step-by-step guide to appearing in a Microsoft Teams audioconference or videoconference proceeding is attached as Appendix “A”. It contains detailed information about connecting to and managing a Microsoft Teams audioconference or videoconference. Review the guide carefully before your matter proceeds.

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