An Act to Amend the
Provincial Court Act
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and
consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:
2(3) of the Provincial Court Act, chapter P-21 of the Revised Statues,
1973, is amended by striking out “ten” and substituting “7”.
12 of the Act is amended
(a) by repealing
subsection (2) and substituting the following:
12(2) An oath or affirmation shall be taken and subscribed or made
and subscribed before
(a) the Chief Justice of New Brunswick,
in the case of the chief judge and the associate chief judge, and
(b) the chief judge, in the case of
any other judge.
(b) by adding
after subsection (2) the following:
12(2.1) A person before whom an oath is taken and subscribed or an
affirmation is made and subscribed shall file the oath or affirmation
in the office of the Minister without delay.
23(1) of the Act is amended by adding after paragraph (e.1) the following:
(e.2) exempting persons or bodies from
fees for services provided by the court;
1 does not apply to the appointment of the person who holds the office
of chief judge or associate chief judge if the appointment was made
before the commencement of this section.