IMPORTANT
For security purposes, this form will first send you an e-mail version of the completed form.

Please make sure the e-mail address you put into the "Applicant's E-mail Address" box below is one that you can access from this computer.

The e-mail will ask you to confirm your identity before sending the notice to the media.

Please read the top of the e-mail carefully and follow the instructions.

This form is only a way of notifying the media. It is not a substitute for the usual Rules involved in Interlocutory Applications.

Unless otherwise directed by the Court, a Notice of Application, Supporting Affidavit, and Draft order must be filed with the Court.

If you are dealing with the Court of Appeal, read the Court's Practice Directive:
ORDERS RESTRICTING MEDIA REPORTING OR PUBLIC ACCESS >>

Also applicable: CIVIL PROCEDURE RULE 85.04 - ORDER FOR CONFIDENTIALITY >>

For more information about how this form works and detailed instructions on how to use it,
click here: PUBLICATION BAN NOTIFICATION SERVICE >>

 

The Form:


File No:

PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA

IN THE: (Click one)

Nova Scotia Court of Appeal
Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
Provincial Court of Nova Scotia
Family Court of Nova Scotia
Family Division of Supreme Court of Nova Scotia

 

BETWEEN: (Click one)

Her Majesty The Queen
Plaintiff: (name)

 

AND

(Name of accused or defendant/respondent):

 

NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION FOR A PUBLICATION BAN OR SEALING ORDER

TAKE NOTICE that an application for a publication ban (or a sealing order) will be made by the:

Applicant: (Click one)

Crown
accused
respondant
appellant
victim
complainant
defendant
plaintiff
witness
Other: (specify)  

 

Applicant's name:

 

To the judge presiding at the: (Click one)

Nova Scotia Court of Appeal
Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
Provincial Court of Nova Scotia
Family Court of Nova Scotia
Family Division of Supreme Court of Nova Scotia

 

in
, Nova Scotia
on the
day of  ,

 

at the hour of   o'clock in the 
or as soon thereafter as the application can be made for:

 

Particulars of the ban/order applied for:

[Examples: I am applying for a publication ban on my name under Section 486 of the Criminal Code.

I am applying for a publication ban on all of the evidence under a judge's common law powers.

I am applying to close the court for a private hearing under Section ___ of the Criminal Code.]

 

Dated at  , Nova Scotia
this
day of  ,

 

Applicant's e-mail address: (required)

 

Applicant's postal address:
Street Address:
City:
Province:
Nova Scotia
Postal Code:

 

When you click on the "Submit For Verification" button below, you will first be taken to a web page which shows what your message will look like so you can verify that you have all the information filled in and that it is correct.

Once you have done that, click on the "Submit To Confirm Identity" button at the bottom of that verification page.

You will then be sent a first e-mail (at the address you provided in the "Applicant's e-mail address" field above). This e-mail will ask you to confirm that you are the person who wants to notify the media. Follow the instructions at the top of the e-mail to confirm.

YOU MUST CONFIRM AS PER THE INSTRUCTIONS AT THE TOP OF THE E-MAIL OR YOUR NOTICE WILL NOT GO OUT TO THE MEDIA.

You will know that your notice has gone out to the media when you receive a second, the same one that the media get (at the address you provided in the "Applicant's e-mail address" field above). You must be prepared to provide this second e-mail to the Court, if asked.