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Administrative Law - Judicial review and statutory appeal - Practice and procedure - Limitation periods

Thursday, September 08, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Province of New Brunswick (Province) from a decision on a preliminary issue in an application for judicial review. In his 2015 budget speech delivered on March 31, 2015, New Brunswick’s Minister of Finance announced the closure of courthouses in certain areas of the province. The announcement was repeated in a news release issued that same day. Neither the Minister’s statement nor the news release identified a specific date upon which the facilities would be closed. More than six months later, on October 7,...