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Court officers co-ordinate the administrative and procedural functions of federal, provincial and territorial courts, such as scheduling trials and overseeing the maintenance of court records. Justices of the peace administer oaths, issue subpoenas, summonses and warrants and perform other court-related duties such as conducting bail hearings. They are employed by federal and provincial courts.
Supreme Court registrar, administrator of the court, clerk of the court, co-ordinator of court services, commissioner of affidavits, commissioner of marriages, court administrator, court clerk supervisor, court officer, court registrar, deputy registrar, judicial administrator, judicial court administrator, judicial officer, justice of the peace, manager, court services, registrar of bankruptcy, trial co-ordinator.
- Co-ordinate administrative services and establish work priorities for court staff
- Schedule court trials and arrange pre-trial conferences and hearings
- Call courts of law to order, read charges and take pleas from defendants
- Record court commencement, trial proceedings and judgements
- Collect and record sheriff fees, transcription fees and other court administrative and services fees
- Oversee the maintenance of judicial court records
- Assist in preparing annual budgets
- May be justices of the peace.
- Issue subpoenas, summonses and warrants, including search warrants
- Receive affidavits, declarations and affirmations
- Administer oaths
- Conduct bail hearings
- Release defendants on judges' orders and explain rights and obligations
- Hear evidence at trials on summary conviction offences and may preside over trials of criminal offences at the discretion of the chief judge of the jurisdiction or as provided for in federal, provincial or territorial statutes
- Perform civil marriages.
Outlook & Prospects for Court Officers and Justices of the Peace in North Coast Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
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- BG Group has filed its proposed Prince Rupert LNG export plans with the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- UK's BG Group has created a $16B plan to export gas from a new terminal at Prince Rupert, bringing the number of similar projects up to 10
Week of May 06 – May 10, 2013
- Wet'suwe'ten First Nation have threatened to shut down an expansion of Huckleberry Mines Ltd. in northern BC if their demands for jobs are not met.
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
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