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Court officers co-ordinate the administrative and procedural functions of federal, provincial and territorial courts, such as scheduling trials and overseeing the maintenance of court records. Justices of the peace administer oaths, issue subpoenas, summonses and warrants and perform other court-related duties such as conducting bail hearings. They are employed by federal and provincial courts.
Supreme Court registrar, administrator of the court, clerk of the court, co-ordinator of court services, commissioner of affidavits, commissioner of marriages, court administrator, court clerk supervisor, court officer, court registrar, deputy registrar, judicial administrator, judicial court administrator, judicial officer, justice of the peace, manager, court services, registrar of bankruptcy, trial co-ordinator.
- Co-ordinate administrative services and establish work priorities for court staff
- Schedule court trials and arrange pre-trial conferences and hearings
- Call courts of law to order, read charges and take pleas from defendants
- Record court commencement, trial proceedings and judgements
- Collect and record sheriff fees, transcription fees and other court administrative and services fees
- Oversee the maintenance of judicial court records
- Assist in preparing annual budgets
- May be justices of the peace.
- Issue subpoenas, summonses and warrants, including search warrants
- Receive affidavits, declarations and affirmations
- Administer oaths
- Conduct bail hearings
- Release defendants on judges' orders and explain rights and obligations
- Hear evidence at trials on summary conviction offences and may preside over trials of criminal offences at the discretion of the chief judge of the jurisdiction or as provided for in federal, provincial or territorial statutes
- Perform civil marriages.
Outlook & Prospects for Court Officers and Justices of the Peace in Montréal Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Montréal Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2012-11-16|
For the 2012 - 2014 period, job opportunities in the Montreal region are expected to be good for this occupation.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Mar 31 - Apr 04, 2014
- Mercedes-Benz Canada will be opening a new dealership in the Pointe-aux-Trembles borough of Montréal by the end of 2014 (available in French only)
- The Intact tower, owned by Industrial Alliance in Montréal, is being renovated. The company is investing $35M to move its parking lot and renovate four floors of the building for 2015. (available in French only)
- TRU Simulation + Training, a new Montréal-based company that specializes in flight simulator training, is looking for more than 20 engineers. The company was previously known as Mechtronix. (available in French only)
- Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport announced the opening of 11 new commercial areas located in the public and international zones. These five stores and six restaurants have hired 200 employees. (available in French only)
- Air Canada rouge announced that it would be hiring over 100 flight attendants ahead of the opening of an operational base in Montréal (available in French only)
- Montréal's Pointe-à-Callière museum has announced an expansion project valued at an estimated $110M by 2017¿2018 (available in French only)
- Ivanhoe Cambridge is announcing an investment of nearly $800M in its Plan Montréal by 2016. The business will be investing in Place Ville Marie, renovate the Queen Elizabeth hotel and merge Eaton Centre with Complexe Les Ailes. (available in French only)
- Work on a corporate centre at the Saint-Laurent Campus of Technoparc Montréal has begun. This $30M project will be completed in 2015 and will be the corporate headquarters of Hospira. (available in French only)
- Underwear manufacturer Hanes-Canadelle will be closing its Canadian head office and distribution centre in Montréal by the end of 2014. This measure will lead to the loss of 170 jobs. (available in French only)
- Cadillac Fairview, a property development company, announced its four-phase plan to build seven new buildings in downtown Montréal: five residential towers and two office towers, representing a $2-billion investment (available in French only)
- BUF, a French enterprise that specializes in special effects, has announced the opening of a Montréal office. This project will lead to the creation of 125 jobs in the next three years. (available in French only)
- The Ville de Montréal will invest $11M in the next three years to modernize its aquatic facilities (available in French only)
- The Ville de Montréal has announced a $383M investment to repair roads and water pipes on its territory in 2014 (available in French only)
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