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Juries Regulations

made under Section 27 of the
Juries Act
S.N.S. 1998, c. 16
O.I.C. 2000-356 (June 29, 2000), N.S. Reg. 126/2000

Citation
1 These regulations may be cited as the Juries Regulations.

Designated areas
2 The following are designated areas for the purpose of subsection 2(2) of the Act:

(a) Victoria and Cape Breton Counties;
(b) Inverness County;
(c) Richmond County;
(d) Antigonish and Guysborough Counties;
(e) Pictou County;
(f) Halifax Regional Municipality;
(g) Colchester County;
(h) Cumberland County;
(i) Kings and Hants Counties;
(j) Annapolis County;
(k) Digby County;
(l) Lunenburg and Queens Counties;
(m) Shelburne County;
(n) Yarmouth County.

Disqualified person
3 A person who

(a) is attending law school;

(b) has attended law school; or

(c) is exempt under Section 268 of the National Defence Act (Canada)

is disqualified from serving on any jury.

Prescribed list
4 The Department of Health and Wellness's Health Insurance list is a prescribed list pursuant to Section 8 of the Act.
[Note: the Department name has been updated in accordance with Order in Council 2011-15 under the Public Service Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 376, effective January 11, 2011.]

Fees
5 Despite the Costs and Fees Act,

(a) if the person's place of residence is in excess of 100 km from the place of attendance, the travel allowance for a person summoned for jury duty shall be $0.20/km for both ways between the place of attendance and the residence of the person within the jury district;

(b) the travel allowance for a juror shall be $0.20/km for both ways between the place of attendance and the residence of the juror within the jury district;

(c) the fee to be paid to a juror for attendance at a trial by the juror shall be $40 per day.