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Criminal Appeal Procedures, Final Report 101


The criminal appeal process is complex and not well understood. It derives from a number of sources, which are not always consistent and not always clear. Personal freedom and liberty are crucial. The stakes are high for anyone convicted of an offense. Prompt access to an appeal system that is clear and comprehensive is critical. The challenge accepted by the Alberta Law Reform Institute, and taken up by its working group of judges, prosecutors, defense […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Court Rules & Procedure Courts
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August 1, 2012

Service of Documents During Postal Interruptions, Final Report 34


Some statutes or statutory instruments provide for the service of a document by mail. This report addresses the issue of whether or not this purported service by mail is effective in the event of a mail strike. This report recommends that a provincial statute be enacted that will invalidate service by mail when the mail service is not in operation. In such a case the statute should allow a person to effect service personally or […]

AREA OF LAW Procedure
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ENACTMENT

The Service of Documents During Postal Interruptions Act, SA 1980, c 88 (now Judicature Act, RSA 2000, c J-2, ss 43-47).

June 1, 1979