News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 35)

Judges' Salaries and Benefits Report Released

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An independent tribunal has authorized an increase in judges' salaries of 3.4 per cent a year over three years.

Nova Scotia Leads National Call for Youth Crime Changes

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Nova Scotia's justice minister has moved the country a step closer to tougher youth crime laws.

Court Orders to Fight Neighborhood Crime

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Nova Scotians will have a new tool to fight crime in their neighborhoods, under legislation introduced today, Nov. 3, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.

New Breathalysers Win Police, MADD Support

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Municipal police agencies throughout Nova Scotia will be able to purchase modern breathalyser units and upgrade their radio systems, thanks to $160,000 in provincial funding.

New Corrections Act for Safer, Stronger Nova Scotia

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New Corrections Act for Safer, Stronger Nova Scotia

Gas Thieves and Fine Shirkers To Lose Driver's Licences

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Gas Thieves and Fine Shirkers To Lose Driver's Licences

Act to Increase Small Claims Limit

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Proposed changes to the Small Claims Court Act will make it easier and cheaper for Nova Scotians to resolve certain legal disputes.

Province to Contribute to Courthouse Improvements

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The people of Inverness County will see significant improvements to the Port Hood courthouse, thanks to an investment by the provincial government and the Municipality of the County of Inverness.

Legislation Permits Province To Sue Tobacco Companies

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Legislation that would allow Nova Scotia to attempt to recover millions of dollars in health-care costs for tobacco-related illnesses, was introduced today, Oct. 13, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.

Police Commission Report Made Public

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A Nova Scotia Police Commission report into the May 2000 death of James Guy Bailey, Jr., while in custody in a Sydney lockup, was made public today, Sept. 13, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.

Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointments

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Attorney General Michael Baker has announced the appointment of Jamie Campbell and Anne Derrick as judges to the provincial and family courts.

Port Hawkesbury Justice Centre Opens

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Citizens from Inverness, Richmond, Antigonish and Guysborough counties got a look today, Aug. 23, at the new, $12-million justice centre in Port Hawkesbury, officially opened by Justice Minister Michael Baker.

Appeals Tribunal Appointment

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Louanne Labelle has been appointed chief appeal commissioner of the Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, it was announced today, Aug. 15, by Michael Baker, Minister responsible for the tribunal.

Police Commission Inquiry Report Available

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The Nova Scotia Police Commission has completed its inquiry and investigation into the death of Dean Richard, who died on July 7, 1996, as the result of a motor-vehicle accident.

Nunn Commission to Examine Youth Case

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Justice D. Merlin Nunn of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has been appointed to lead the inquiry into the release from custody of a youth who was charged in the death of Theresa McEvoy of Halifax.

New Police Tool Supports Victims

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Police in Nova Scotia now have a new resource to help them deal with violence between spouses or intimate partners.

Fighting Marijuana Grow Operations

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Organizations from across Nova Scotia are in Halifax today, June 20, to discuss ways of shutting down illegal marijuana grow operations that are costing Canadians money and threatening the safety of their communities.

No Public Inquiry into Carline VandenElsen Case

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Justice Minister Michael Baker said today, May 20, that unless new information becomes available, he has no plans to call a public inquiry as requested by Carline VandenElsen.

Term Extended for Chief Judge of Family Court

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The term of John D. Comeau, chief judge of the family court, has been extended for two years, Justice Minister Michael Baker announced today, May 13.

Province to Transfer Ownership of Former Youth Facility

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A future land sale of a provincial asset is expected to generate benefits for people living in Southwest Nova Scotia.