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Notices/Forms Criminal - OCJ

Ontario Court of Justice

Crown & Court Assignments Week of September 26, 2022

How to Attend Court (Zoom links) - updated April 2022

Local #s (not on sheet):

+1 647 558 0588 Canada / +1 647 374 4685 Canada

recent notices

Changes to Newmarket Bail Courts - Effective June 27, 2022  Bail Courts in Newmarket  Request for Special Bail Hearing Court

Practice Direction Authorizing Alternate Form of Appearance where an Enhanced Designation of Counsel has been Filed (Issued August 6, 2020; Updated June 6, 2022)

Notice to Counsel/Paralegals and the Public Re: Provincial Offences Act Matters in the Ontario Court of Justice (Effective May 19, 2020; Revised May 10, 2022)

Out of Court Adjournment procedure for Enhanced Designations expanding to Hamilton April 4, 2022 and to Simcoe County (Barrie, Bracebridge, Collingwood, Huntsville, Midland and Orillia) - April 11, 2022

Ontario Court of Justice Protocol Re Bail Hearings - Effective Date   May 11, 2020; Revised April 4, 2022

Out of Court Adjournment procedure for Enhanced Designations expanding to Hamilton April 4, 2022 and to Simcoe County (Barrie, Bracebridge, Collingwood, Huntsville, Midland and Orillia) - April 11, 2022

Message from Chief Justice Maisonneuve re COVID (Updated March 18, 2022)

Interim Guidelines re Mode of Appearance for Ontario Court of Justice Criminal Proceedings (March 18, 2022) - Effective April 4, 2022

Enhanced Designation Protocol - March 14, 2022  Form: Sample enhanced designation

Out of Court Adjournment of Matters where an Enhanced Designation of Counsel has been Filed – Pilot Project in Ottawa, Toronto, Oshawa, London, Guelph, Kitchener, Windsor and Newmarket (Issued January 28, 2021; last updated March 10, 2022)    Form: Sample enhanced designation


Latest Announcements About Provincial Offences Act Proceedings in the OCJ (January 13, 2022) - Most timelines under the POA extended to February 14, 2022. View Order.

Newmarket OCJ Update re new Zoom details - December 1, 2021

New Protocol in effect September 7, 2021

Judge-led Intensive Case Management Courts - September 3, 2021 Update (Connection details above)

Update re Criminal Proceedings: resumption of out-of-custody trials and preliminary inquiries as of May 25, 2021 (published May 18, 2021)

Legal Aid Online Access & Financial Eligibility Update - May 17, 2021

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