British Columbia. Supreme Court (Cumberland)

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British Columbia. Supreme Court (Cumberland)

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The British Columbia government established a Supreme Court registry at Cumberland (in the Nanaimo Judicial District), approved and ordered by Order-in-Council #0683-1934, dated June 6, 1934.

The registry was closed by OIC #0889-1952, approved and ordered April 18, 1952, effective April 1, 1952. By the same order, the County Court registry at Cumberland was also closed. Also by the same order, a registry of the Supreme Court was established at Courtenay (in the Nanaimo Judicial District), and a registry of the County Court (County of Nanaimo) was established at Courtenay. (Sources: Orders-in-Council and BC Gazette 1952, p. 1250).


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"Orders-in-Council, Queen’s Printer BC, BC Laws." Accessed March 30, 2016.

The British Columbia Gazette

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