Judicial System

JUDICIAL SYSTEM in BC consists of 3 courts: the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the Provincial Court, which includes Adult Criminal Court, Small Claims Court, Family Court and Youth Court. The court of last resort is the Supreme Court of Canada but only a small number of cases from BC are referred to it. Locally the court of last resort is the BC Court of Appeal, created in 1911, consisting of a chief justice and 19 justices, all appointed by the federal government. (Supernumerary...

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