Review of Provincial and Territorial Domestic Violence Legislation and Implementation Strategies

PART II. A COMPARISON OF KEY CLAUSES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACTS AND REGULATIONS

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Table 1. A Comparison of Key Clauses of Domestic Violence Acts and Regulations (cont'd)
Item Compared Jurisdiction
Saskatchewan PEI Yukon Alberta Manitoba
2. Definition of Justice of the Peace 2c) “designated justice of the peace” means a presiding justice of the peace who has been designated for the purposes of this Act;

1g) “justice of the peace” means a justice of the peace appointed pursuant to the Provincial Court Act, R.S.P.E.I. 1988, cap. P-25 and designated under section 14 of this Act.

14(1) The lieutenant Governor in Council may designate justices of the peace to hear emergency protection applications pursuant to this Act.
(2) Where the Lieutenant Governor in Council designates a justice of the peace tp hear emergency protection applications pursuant to this Act, the Lieutenant Governor in Council may specify the place at which and the period during which the justice of the peace may hear those applications. 1996, c.47, s.14 ; 1998, c.11, s.9.

1 “designated justice of the peace” means a justice of the peace who has been designated for by or under section 14;

14(1) The Chief Judge of the Territorial Court shall designate one or more presiding justices of the peace to hear and determine applications pursuant to this Act.
(2) Each Judge of the Territorial Court is ex officio designated justice of the peace.

1(b) “designated justice of the peace” means a justice of the peace designated by the Lieutenant Governor in Council for the purposes of this Act;

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2 All persons who are designated as presiding justices of the peace under the Justice of the Peace Act are designated justices of the peace for the purposes of the Act and this Regulation.

1 "designated justice of the peace" means a justice of the peace or magistrate designated under section 3

3 The Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of Manitoba may designate justices of the peace and magistrates to hear and determine applications for protection orders under this Act.


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