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Department of Justice Notice, 2003
under the
Executive Council Act
(O.C. 2003-373)

(Filed July 18, 2003 )

Under the authority of section 5 of the Executive Council Act , the Lieutenant-Governor in Council gives the following Notice.

Dated at St. John’s , July 11, 2003 .

Tim Murphy
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council



Short title

        1. This Notice may be cited as the Department of Justice Notice, 2003 .

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        2. In this Notice

             (a)  "department " means the Department of Justice; and

             (b)  "minister" means the Minister of Justice.

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Departmental structure confirmed

        3. (1) The departmental structure is confirmed by Order in Council 2003-373 and the department is presided over by the minister.

             (2)  The department has 4 divisions as follows:

             (a)  Public Protection and Support Services;

             (b)  Civil Law and Related Services;

             (c)  Public Prosecutions; and

             (d)  Office of the Legislative Counsel.

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Minister of Justice

        4. The Minister of Justice is the Attorney General and has those powers, duties and responsibilities assigned to the Attorney General in section 4 of the Executive Council Act .

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Powers and duties of the minister

        5. The powers, functions and duties of the minister include the supervision, control and direction of all matters relating to the administration of the Acts set out in the Schedule, and of all orders and regulations passed or made under those Acts, including the powers, functions or duties necessary or desirable for carrying out the purpose of those Acts, which are not, or in so far as they are not, the responsibility of another minister, agency, body, corporation, board, organization or person.

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        6. The Department of Justice Notice , Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 67/96, is repealed.

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              1.  Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (with the Internal Economy Commission of the House of Assembly)

              2.  Adult Corrections Act

              3.  Advance Health Care Directives Act

              4.  Age of Majority Act

              5.  Agreement for Policing the Province Act

              6.  American Bases Act, 1941

              7.  Apportionment Act

              8.  Arbitration Act

              9.  Bankers’ Books Act

            10.  Blind Persons’ Rights Act

            11.  Canada and the United Kingdom Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments Act

            12.  Chattels Real Act

            13.  Children’s Law Act (with Government Services and Lands)

            14.  Class Actions Act

            15.  Commissioners for Oaths Act

            16.  Contributory Negligence Act

            17.  Corrections and Conditional Release Act (Canada )

            18.  Criminal Code

            19.  Defamation Act

            20.  Detention of Intoxicated Persons Act

            21.  Divorce Act, 1985 (Canada )

            22.  Electoral Boundaries Act

            23.  Enduring Powers of Attorney Act

            24.  Enforcement of Canadian Judgments Act

            25.  Evidence Act

            26.  Exhumation Act

            27.  Family Law Act

            28.  Family Relief Act

            29.  Fatal Accidents Act

            30.  Fatalities Investigations Act

            31.  Federal Courts Jurisdiction Act

            32.  Fraudulent Conveyances Act (with Government Services and Lands)

            33.  Freedom of Information Act

            34.  Frustrated Contracts Act

            35.  Human Rights Code

            36.  Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act

            37.  International Commercial Arbitration Act

            38.  International Sale of Goods Act

            39.  International Trusts Act

            40.  Interpretation Act

            41.  Interprovincial Subpoena Act

            42.  Intestate Succession Act

            43.  Judgment Enforcement Act

            44.  Judgment Interest Act

            45.  Judicature Act

            46.  Jury Act, 1991

            47.  Justices Act

            48.  Justices and Public Authorities Protection Act

            49.  Law Reform Commission Act

            50.  Law Society Act, 1999

            51.  Leaseholds in St. John’s Act

            52.  Legal Aid Act

            53.  Limitations Act

            54.  Mentally Disabled Persons’ Estates Act

            55.  Notaries Public Act

            56.  Oaths Act

            57.  Oaths of Office Act

            58.  Partnership Act

            59.  Petty Trespass Act

            60.  Presumption of Death Act

            61.  Prisons Act

            62.  Prisons and Reformatories Act (Canada )

            63.  Privacy Act

            64.  Private Investigations and Security Services Act

            65.  Proceedings Against the Crown Act

            66.  Proof of Death of Members of the Armed Forces Act

            67.  Provincial Court Act, 1991

            68.  Provincial Offences Act

            69.  Public Inquiries Act

            70.  Public Investigations Evidence Act

            71.  Public Trustee Act

            72.  Public Utilities Acquisition of Lands Act

            73.  Public Utilities Act

            74.  Queen’s Counsel Act

            75.  Quieting of Titles Act

            76.  Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act

            77.  Recording of Evidence Act

            78.  Regulatory Reform Act

            79.  Revised Statutes, 1990 Act

            80.  Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Act, 1992

            81.  Sheriff’s Act, 1991

            82.  Small Claims Act

            83.  Statutes Act (with the Internal Economy Commission of the House of Assembly)

            84.  Statutes Amendment Acts

            85.  Statutes Repeal Act

            86.  Statutes and Subordinate Legislation Act

            87.  Subordinate Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act

            88.  Support Orders Enforcement Act (with Human Resources and Employment)

            89.  Survival of Actions Act

            90.  Survivorship Act

            91.  Tobacco Health Care Costs Recovery Act

            92.  Unified Family Court Act

            93.  Victims of Crime Services Act

            94.  Wills Act

            95.  Young Persons Offences Act (with Health and Community Services)

            96.  Youth Criminal Justice Act (Canada ) (with Health and Community Services)

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