Series GR-2451 - Kamloops Supreme Court orders and judgements

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Kamloops Supreme Court orders and judgements

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GR-2451

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  • 1881-2000 (Creation)

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15.4 m textual records

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The series consists of civil orders and reasons for judgment created between 1881 and 2000. Early records are from the Yale district, although the majority of records in the series relate specifically to Kamloops. The records are largely arranged chronologically by filing date, which can sometimes be several months after the order was issued in court. Between 1954 and 1973, orders were arranged by volume and folio numbers. Records were compiled into volumes based on filing date. Each folio is comprised of one order. The Archives does not currently have records for the period 1974 to 1982. Between 1983 and the late 1980s, some civil orders were filed by a sequential number. From the late 1980s onwards, the court filing system returned to using volumes and folios; however the volume number began again at 1. Many of the volumes contain indexes.

Civil orders are the formal expression of the ruling of the court and reasons for judgment provide the court's rationale. The records relate to a variety of civil matters, including adoption orders.

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Records in containers 000069-0466 to 000069-0468 were transferred from Ministry of Attorney General, 1990 and 2002.
Records in containers 831024-0004 > 0045 were transferred from the Kamloops court registry in 2002 and 2004.
Records in containers 831024-0061 > 0099 were transferred from the Kamloops court registry in 2016.

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These records are subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or other acts and access may be restricted. Please contact the BC Archives to determine the access status of these records.

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Accession number(s): G90-122, 83-1024

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