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FOR THE MOST RECENT OFFICAL CONSOLIDATED VERSIONS
OF THE CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES, PRACTICE MEMORANDUMS,
AND PRACTICE DIRECTIVES, CLICK HERE:

<< CONSOLIDATED CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES >>

<< CONSOLIDATED RULES, PART 22-FORMS >>

<< SUPREME COURT PRACTICE MEMORANDUMS >>

<< COURT OF APPEAL DIRECTIVES >>

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Pour la version non officielle de ces règles en français, cliquez ici
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NOTE: All Forms related to the Civil Procedure Rules are now also available in an "interactive" format - meaning that they can be filled out and printed on your computer directly from the Courts website.

HOWEVER, THEY MUST STILL BE PRINTED AND THEN
FILED WITH THE COURTS AS HARD COPIES (PAPER).

Access the << INTERACTIVE CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES & FORMS >>

The Civil Procedure Rules govern proceedings in Nova Scotia's Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. The Civil Procedure Rules are made and amended by the Judges of the Supreme and Appeal Courts under the authority of the Judicature Act R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 240, s. 46
The Judges of the two Courts made new Civil Procedure Rules on June 6, 2008. Part 13 - Family Proceedings - was completed in April of 2010.

These new Rules are in effect as of January 1st, 2009 and June 30th, 2010 (Part 13 - Family Proceedings) except as provided in Part 19 - Transition, Rule 92.

Order In Council - determining the manner of publication of the Civil Procedure Rules.

Certificate of Publication - causing the revision of the Civil Procedure Rules to continue to be published online and certifying that copies of the revisions have been delivered.

Royal Gazette (November 19, 2008) - published Certificate of Publication.

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Amendments Not Yet Consolidated:

None pending ...


NOVA SCOTIA CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES:
An official consolidation of Rules made on June 6, 2008
and amended on:

To read these amendments, CLICK HERE >>
October 24, 2008 NSSC-Fam. Div. Rules Added April 7, 2010
October 27, 2008 NSSC-Fam. Div. Rules Added April 21, 2010
October 31, 2008 May 13, 2010
December 16, 2008 October 29, 2010
January 22, 2009 November 26, 2010
February 2, 2009 February 25, 2011
February 27, 2009 June 24, 2011
March 30, 2009 December 9, 2011
June 22, 2009 May 10, 2012
September 25, 2009 May 25, 2012
October 13, 2009 June 29, 2012
November 27, 2009 January 21, 2013
December 11, 2009 June 28, 2013
December 22, 2009 January 31, 2014
January 29, 2010 February 24, 2014
  February 28, 2014

 

NOTE:
The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society (NSBS) maintains a searchable (by keyword or alphabetic index) version of the Civil Procedure Rules on its website.

To search the Rules on NSBS website, click here for: Keyword Search
  Index Search

 

To view or print the Rules as they were made on June 6, 2008
and the subsequent Amendments to them, click here:
Original Revised Rules & Subsequent Amendments

To view or print the Practice Memorandums as they were originally made
and the subsequent Amendments to them, click here:
Original Practice Memorandums & Subsequent Amendments

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To view the old Civil Procedure Rules and learn more about the
"Civil Procedure Rules Revision Project", click here:
OLD Civil Procedure Rules