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424 V O L . 7 5 P A R T 3 M A Y 2 0 1 7 THE ADVOCATE BOOKING MATTERS ON THE CHAMBERS ASSIZE LIST Commencing March 20, 2017, the weeks available for booking applications to the chambers assize will be posted on the Scheduling section of the Court’s website which is available online: <www.courts.gov.bc.ca/supreme _court/scheduling/>. The booking of matters to the assize list will be done by SC Scheduling in the usual way. At the time of booking, counsel will be required to indicate whether the matter is within the jurisdiction of a master or must be heard by a judge. Placing an application on the assize list does not guarantee that the application will be heard. If the application is not heard, it will not be treated for scheduling purposes as having been bumped. It is anticipated that SC Scheduling will be able to confirm the assize list a day in advance, and counsel and self-represented litigants will be contacted to confirm which matters will proceed for hearing on the following day. APPLICATION RECORDS Applications records for matters set on the assize list must be provided to Supreme Court Scheduling (counter 204 in the registry) no later than 4 p.m. on the Thursday1 before the assize week, and must be served as required by the Rules of Court. March 20, 2017 Chief Justice Hinkson ENDNOTE 1. Unless Friday is a statutory holiday in which case the application record must be filed no later than 4 pm on the Wednesday before the assize week. t t t t t


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