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Ministry of Justice

Province of British Columbia Criminal Court Lists

This page provides links to the following court lists:

These court lists are updated daily starting at 6:30AM. Court registries may have updated information since that time. The lists do not include civil matters, such as small claims and family, or hearings/conferences held in judges’ or justice’s chambers.

Column headings and description for daily court lists

(Adult Court Lists)

No: Number of item on list

File Number: Court file number

Name: Name of accused

Bail Proc: Bail status or process

I/C: Custody status

Counsel: Lawyer’s name

Plea Elec: Plea or election

Age: Age of file

Rsn: Purpose of appearance

Cnt: Count number

Description: Legislation name and section # of alleged offence

Lesser Included: Legislation name and section # of alternative plea option

By V/C: By videoconference

No.: Number of item on list

Comments: Comments on file

(Adult Supreme Court Lists)

Justice: Name of Justice

Case No: Court file number

Name: Name of accused

Cnt: Count number

Main Charge/Application: Legislation name and section # of alleged offence

Lesser Included: Legislation name and section # of alternative plea option

Rsn: Purpose of appearance

Rm: Local courtroom number

Time: Scheduled appearance time

By V/C: By videoconference

Court Clerk/Reporter: Name of attending court clerk/reporter

Column headings and description for completed court lists

(For both Adult Completed Court Lists (Provincial) and Adult Completed Court Lists (Supreme))

Rm: Local courtroom number

File Number: Local court file number

Name: Name of accused

Bail Proc: Bail status or process

I/C: Custody status

Cnt: Count number

Description: Legislation name and section # of alleged offence

Lesser Included: Legislation name and section # of alternative plea option

Agency File: Code of agency and their file number

Rslt: Appearance results Findings

Next Appearance: Date and time of next appearance

Disposition: Results of court

JUSTIN Code Table

Click on the various tabs in the attached Excel document, which contains descriptions of the abbreviations used in the court lists.

Finding people on the court lists.

Follow these steps to find an individual within a court list.

  1. Click on the link to the list you wish to search. (The file will open in Adobe Acrobate.)
  2. Click on the image of the binoculars.
  3. In the field enter the last name of the person you are looking for.
  4. Press 'Enter' or click on 'Find'.

Disclaimer

These court lists are not official court lists. The information may be updated after it is posted on this page. For confirmation of information contact the specific court registry.

If you have been served a summons or otherwise notified by the court that you are to come to a court appearance, but your name does not appear on the posted court list, you must still come to court.

The court lists of the Provincial and Supreme Court are available on the internet for public information and research purposes and may not be copied or distributed in any fashion for resale or other commercial use without the express written permission of the Office of the Chief Judge (Provincial Court lists) or Office of the Chief Justice (Supreme Court lists). Provincial and Supreme Court lists may be used without permission for public information and research, provided the material is accurately reproduced and an acknowledgement made of the source.

Every effort is made to ensure that the court lists posted are or remain consistent with statutory and court-ordered publication and disclosure bans. However the posting of court lists on this page in no way is a representation, express or implied, that the court lists conform with publication and disclosure bans. As bans may be granted at any stage in the proceeding, the daily list will not include details of a ban granted in court on that day. It is the responsibility of persons using or relying on the court lists to personally check with the applicable court clerk or registry for bans and ensure that they comply with any bans on publication or disclosure.