Series GR-3858 - Kelowna Supreme Court civil cause books

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Kelowna Supreme Court civil cause books

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GR-3858

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  • 1923-1977 (Creation)
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    British Columbia. Supreme Court (Kelowna)

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62 cm of textual material.

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In 1923 the British Columbia government established a Supreme Court registry at Kelowna, in the Yale Judicial District, effective May 1, 1923. It was approved and ordered by Order-in-Council 0408-1923, dated April 13, 1923.

By the same order, a County Court registry was also established at Kelowna.

Currently (to March 31, 2016) the Kelowna Registry of the Supreme Court continues as an active registry.

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This series consists of civil cause books from the Kelowna Supreme Court, from 1951-1977. Only indexes are available for the years 1923-1946. The books includes cases related to adoption, divorce, estate administration, probates and other civil matters. Some files are noted as Penticton files.

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Transferred from the Ministry of the Attorney General, 2001.

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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 for these records.

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Accession number: 83-1002

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