Series GR-2269 - Supreme Court (Fernie)

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Supreme Court (Fernie)

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GR-2269

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  • 1955-1964 (Creation)
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    British Columbia. Supreme Court (Fernie)

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Microfilm (neg.), 16 mm [B11001(9)]

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In 1905 the British Columbia government established a Supreme Court registry at Fernie, effective 1905 April 1. It was approved and ordered by Order-in-Council 0123-1905, dated 1905 March 7. (Source: Orders-in-Council; British Columbia Gazette 1905, p. 429).

The order also appointed the current Registrar of the County Court to be District Registrar of the Supreme Court.

From June to August 2002, Fernie operated as a temporary circuit court of Cranbrook. It closed again but reopened as a permanent circuit court of Cranbrook on 27 February 2003 with sitting days starting 1 June 2003. The Cranbrook registry is the successor to the Fernie registry.

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Letters of administration for estates probated by Official Administrators Francis Edward Hughes and James Ryley in Fernie Supreme and County courts.

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Transferred from Ministry of Attorney General, 1990.

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see GR-2270, GR-2271.

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Accession number(s): G90-218

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