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c. the date on which the court requests that the original version be
If the court requests that counsel file the original Waiver or Adjournment
form, counsel must do so promptly after the request is made.
Waiver: Upon receipt of a properly completed waiver portion, the Detention
Review Coordinator will reply and confirm that the matter has been
removed from the scheduling hearing list. The court will consider the application
Adjournment: Upon receipt of a properly completed adjournment portion,
the Detention Review Coordinator will reply and confirm the new date and
time of the scheduling hearing.
For details regarding the current process under s. 525 of the Criminal Code,
please see CPD-4: Interim Procedure for Detention Reviews Under s. 525 of the
The Provincial Court of British Columbia
Criminal Caseflow Management Rules
Simplified Front End Criminal Process (2013)
Effective Date: 18 September 2019
The Criminal Caseflow Management Rules (CCFM Rules) were first
approved by OIC 1356/99 pursuant to section 482(2) of the Criminal Code of
Canada. The objectives of these rules included reducing time to trial, more
effective use of judicial resources and increasing accessibility of the Court.
In 2012, the Court began the Provincial Court Scheduling Project which, in
its first phase, focused on simplifying the front-end process. To support the