THE COUNTY, Ontario – All Provincial Offences Act matters scheduled from Monday, March 16,
2020 through to and including Friday, April 3, 2020 will be adjourned and rescheduled to a later
If you have a matter scheduled during this time, you do not need to attend court. A notice of your
new court date will be sent to you by mail to the address on file with the court.
For more information, please contact your local Provincial Offences court. Contact information for
all municipal courts is available here: https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/
In addition, please be advised that the Chief Justice has made an order pursuant to s. 85
extending certain timelines for the Ontario Court of Justice under the Provincial Offences Act until
April 23, 2020.
The following timelines have been extended: Sections 5(6), 5.1(b), 5.1(12), 9(1)(a), 11(1), 11(4),
17.1(6.1), 18(1), 18.1(5), 18.2(1), 18.3(1), 19, 66(1), 69(1), 116(2)(a), 116(3) and 135(2) of the
Provincial Offences Act, and sections 5(2) and 5(3) of the Rules of the Ontario Court (General
Division) and the Ontario Court (Provincial Division) in Appeals Under Section 116 of the
Provincial Offences Act, O. Reg. 723/94.
A copy of the order is available on the Ontario Court of Justice website. It will also be available at
all POA court offices as soon as practicable.