Updates on COVID-19 & the Courts

In June, the Nova Scotia Courts began expanding the services available during the COVID-19 pandemic, including allowing some in-person hearings if they can be done safely and in accordance with public health directives.


To help with this transition, the Court Recovery Committee released its Recovery Plan outlining the safety strategies and protocols that have been put in place, including enhanced cleaning, physical distancing in courtrooms and public court spaces, and screening at all courthouses. LEARN MORE >>


As of July 6, all visitors to courthouses are also required to wear a non-medical mask in all common areas of the building. Masks are not required in courtrooms, unless the judge directs otherwise.