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Justice - 2002
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January 4
Queen's Counsel appointments

January 21
Justice Minister appoints senior Crown attorney


February 4
Minister announces new child support service

February 22
Government improves court recording equipment

February 28
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference - Gregory Parsons Case
Justice Minister announces resolution of Greg Parsons matter


March 6
Human Rights Commission comments on Trial Division decision

March 20
Ministerial Statement - International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21
Budget reflects government’s continuing commitment to administration of justice

March 28
Class Actions Act to come into effect April 1


April 1
Government partners with Community Mental Health Initiative Inc.

April 5
Minister appoints new Provincial Court judge

April 15
Remote Electronic Access Project

April 24
Human Rights Commission releases decision

April 26
Minister presents $50,000 to Search and Rescue Association

April 29
Minister appoints new Provincial Court Judge


May 1
Justice Department gives final notice on overdue fines

May 6
Human Rights Commission - Decision against Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited

May 13
Minister attends opening of Police Week celebrations

May 15
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend Trial Courts of the Future Conference - May 15-17, Saskatchewan

May 17
Deputy Chief G. F. Browne appointed Member of the Order of Merit


June 26
Department of Justice announces increase in fine collections


July 12
Minister acknowledges Placentia Courthouse on 100th anniversary

July 26
Human Rights Commission - Board of Inquiry to commence regarding complaint against Department of Health and Community Services


September 6
Minister and Chief Judge welcome Russian delegation

September 25
Provincial court strategic plan released


October 17
NOTE TO EDITORS: news conference - October 18, St. John's subject Tobacco Litigation

October 18
Government announces next steps with tobacco litigation

October 21
Human Rights Commission - Decision of Adjudicator Mary O’Brien released

October 29
Appointments to Human Rights Commission

October 31
Minister challenges Leader of the Opposition to produce Voisey’s Bay loopholes


November 4
Appointments to Judicial Council
Minister appoints new Provincial Court Judge


December 13
Minister announces Interjurisdictional Support Orders legislation
Government forgoes claim in favour of Mount Cashel victims

December 19
Appointments to Legal Aid Commission

December 20
Human Rights Commission - comments on decision in complaint against Department of Health and Community Services

December 30
Minister outlines department’s accomplishments

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