News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 26)

Safer Communities and Neighborhood Program Expands to Cape Breton

Justice

Cape Bretoners concerned about illegal activity in their neighborhoods will soon have their own satellite office supporting the province's Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

Another case in Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was announced today, Nov. 21.

New Legislation Halts Abusive Litigation

Justice

People who needlessly tie up court resources in Nova Scotia will now face new restrictions under legislation introduced today, Nov. 21, by Justice Minister Cecil Clarke.

New Legislation Updates Court Procedure Rules

Justice

Civil procedure rules that regulate procedures for the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal will be clearer because of legislation introduced today, Nov. 14, by Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke.

Le procureur général annonce une nomination à la magistrature

Justice

Le procureur général et ministre de la Justice, Cecil Clarke, a annoncé aujourd'hui la nomination de Marci Lin Melvin comme juge au tribunal de la famille et à la cour provinciale de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointment

Justice

Attorney General and Justice Minister Cecil Clarke has announced the appointment of Marci Lin Melvin as a judge to the family court and provincial court of Nova Scotia.

Street Crime Unit Seizes Oxycontin in Drug Bust

Justice

The street crime unit of the Cape Breton Regional Police is being applauded by Attorney General and Justice Minister Cecil Clarke for seizing $700,000 in Oxycontin.

New Legislation Helps Nova Scotians Save Money

Justice

Legislation introduced today, Oct. 31, will allow Nova Scotians to more easily leave money to loved ones after they die.

Mandatory Reporting of Child Pornography

Justice

Nova Scotians will be required to report suspected child pornography to help reduce the sexual exploitation of children under legislation the government introduced today, Oct. 30.

Remember to Turn Clocks Back

Justice

Nova Scotians will experience brighter mornings beginning Sunday, Nov. 2, when daylight saving time ends. People are reminded to set their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m., or Saturday evening before going to bed.

Ombudsman Reappointed for Five Years

Justice

Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke announced the reappointment of Nova Scotia Ombudsman Dwight Bishop for five years today, Oct. 21.

Premier, Justice Minister Give Out Mainland Nova Scotia Provincial Police Long Service Awards

Justice

Long-serving police officers from mainland Nova Scotia were recognized today, Oct. 21, for their contributions by Premier Rodney MacDonald and Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke in the second ceremony in the inaugural Nova Scotia Provincial Police Long Service Award Program.

Province Increases Law Enforcement, Liquor Inspection in Downtown Halifax

Justice

Government will take a number of steps to make downtown Halifax safer.

Additional Officer Program Accelerated

Justice

Adding more police officers to keep Nova Scotia streets safe is making such a difference, the government will accelerate its additional officer program.

Les ministères financent un programme pour la sécurité

Justice / Seniors

Les aînés de la province pourront profiter d'un nouveau programme pour la sécurité et d'autres projets grâce à des subventions provinciales d'une valeur de plus de 710 000 $.

Departments Fund Safety Program

Justice / Seniors

Seniors in the province will benefit from a new safety program and other projects thanks to more than $710,000 in grants from the province.

Minister Pays Tribute to Retiring Cape Breton Police Chief

Justice

Justice Minister Cecil Clarke thanked Dave Wilson, the outgoing Chief of the Cape Breton Regional Police Service, for his leadership over the past year when there were the largest drug busts and greatest number of drug-related arrests in the island's history.

New Glasgow Justice Centre to Reopen

Justice

Court is scheduled to resume at the New Glasgow Justice Centre on Monday, Oct. 6.

Department Notifies Public of Mistaken Release

Justice

The Justice Department is notifying the public about a Halifax man who was mistakenly released Sept. 24 because of a clerical error.

Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointment

Justice

Attorney General and Justice Minister Cecil Clarke appointed bilingual lawyer Theodore Tax to the position of provincial and family court judge today, Oct. 1.