Practice Directions and Notices regarding COVID-19

Protocol for In-Person Hearings During the COVID-19 Pandemic (October 20, 2020)

Amended Practice Direction Regarding the Electronic Conduct of Matters During the COVID-19 Emergency (PDF) (July 13, 2020)

Notice Regarding Videconference Appearance Technology (Zoom) (July 6, 2020)

Amended Practice Direction Concerning Manner of Service, Inmate Appeal Books, and Orders for Release of Electronic Exhibits in Criminal Matters Given the Exceptional and Evolving Circumstances Concerning COVID-19 (PDF) (June 25, 2020)

Practice Direction Concerning the Reinstatement of Times Prescribed in Criminal Proceedings in the Court of Appeal for Ontario (PDF) (June 25, 2020)

Practice Direction Concerning the Reinstatement of Times Prescribed in Civil Proceedings in the Court of Appeal for Ontario (PDF) (June 25, 2020)

Practice Direction Concerning the Reinstatement of Times Prescribed in Proceedings Arising Under the Provincial Offences Act in the Court of Appeal for Ontario (PDF) (June 25, 2020)

Practice Direction Concerning Revised Court of Appeal Release Order Form for Use Only During the Exceptional and Evolving Circumstances Concerning COVID-19 (PDF) (April 20, 2020)

Practice Direction Concerning Applications for Bail Pending Appeal at the Court of Appeal for Ontario Given the Exceptional and Evolving Circumstances Concerning COVID-19 (PDF) (April 5, 2020)

Notice Regarding Videoconference and Teleconference Appearance Technology (CourtCall) (March 27, 2020)

Notice of Public Counter Services (March 23, 2020)

Prior Practice Directions and Notices regarding COVID-19

Practice Direction Concerning Manner of Service, Inmate Appeal Books, and Orders for Release of Electronic Exhibits in Criminal Matters Given the Exceptional and Evolving Circumstances Concerning COVID-19 (PDF) (April 3, 2020) [revoked effective July 16, 2020]

Amended Practice Direction Concerning Criminal Matters Given the Exceptional and Evolving Circumstances Concerning COVID-19 (PDF) (May 21, 2020) [revoked effective July 16, 2020]

Practice Direction Concerning Extensions of Time in Matters Arising Under the Provincial Offences Act in the Court of Appeal for Ontario (PDF) (March 31, 2020) [revoked effective July 16, 2020]

Practice Direction Concerning Extensions of Time in Civil Proceedings in the Court of Appeal for Ontario (PDF) (March 30, 2020) [revoked effective July 16, 2020]

Notice About Urgent Family Law Appeals (PDF) (March 30, 2020) [revoked effective July 16, 2020]

Practice Direction Regarding the Electronic Conduct of Matters During the COVID-19 Emergency (PDF) (April 6, 2020) [revoked effective July 13, 2020]

Practice Direction Concerning Criminal Matters Given the Exceptional and Evolving Circumstances Concerning COVID-19 (PDF) (March 31, 2020) [revoked effective May 21, 2020]

COVID-19: Notice to the Profession and the Public (March 17, 2020) [spent]

Updated October 20, 2020

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