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N.S.P.C. - Nova Scotia Provincial Court (Canada)

Related Citation: N.S.R.

Nova Scotia flagNeutral citation of the Nova Scotia Provincial Court.

The Nova Scotia Provincial Court describes itself as follows:

"The Provincial Court has jurisdiction to try almost all indictable offence charges under the Criminal Code (a charge of murder by an adult accused being the main exception) and has exclusive jurisdiction over all summary offence charges under provincial and federal statutes and regulations. If an accused person elects or is subject to trial in the Supreme Court, the Provincial Court holds a preliminary inquiry. Proceedings relating to all charges under the Criminal Code and the Youth Criminal Justice Act, as well as charges under other federal statutes and the many provincial statutes, commence in Provincial Court. "


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