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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2003



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



        1.   Short title

        2.   Definitions

        3.   Departmental structure confirmed

        4.   Minister of Justice

        5.   Powers and duties of the minister

        6.   Repeal


Short title

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


        2. In this Notice

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

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

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.

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.

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.


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 The Department of Justice Notice, Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 67/96, is repealed.


               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)