This notice expands on the previous notice on October 22, 2020. The courts are still evaluating the pilot project which addresses overnight arrests and custody . The program will be extended until December 31, 2021 to assess if it is having the desired outcome.
Two groups of amendments to the Federal Courts Rules and one group of amendments to the Federal Courts Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Protection Rules were approved on June 17, 2021, and came into force upon registration.
These amendments make a number of changes to the Federal Courts Rules including: providing clarity to the Rules by eliminating contradictions between the English and French versions, reducing duplication of paper copies to be filed and other procedural changes.
Federal Courts Citizenship, Immigration, and Refugee Protection Rules consolidates a number of changes such as introducing a simplified procedure to request an anonymity order and amending the definition of an “appeal” to reflect the changes under the Citizenship Act.
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Given the instability in the number of COVID cases confirmed in Manitoba, an extension to the current order has been placed. Further suspensions and modifications will take effect on Monday, June 14, 2021 and remain in place until Friday, June 25, 2021 or until further Notice is issued.
Further suspensions and modifications will take effect on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 and remain in place until Friday, June 11, 2021 or until a further Notice is issued. These modifications will focus on restricting the need for persons to attend in person in any Provincial Court in Manitoba.