By order in council no. 544-2020 adopted on May 27, 2020, the declaration of a state of health emergency was extended until June 3, 2020. In accordance with joint order no. 2020-4251 signed on March 15, 2020 by the Chief Justice of Quebec and the Minister of Justice, civil procedure time limits are suspended throughout the entire duration of the health emergency.
As regards time limits in penal matters, please refer to order no. 2020-009 adopted by the Minister of Health and Social Services on March 23, 2020.
To read order in council no. 544-2020, click on the following link: Council no. 544-2020
To read order no. 2020-009, click on the following link: Order no. 2020-009
As regards time limits in criminal matters, please refer to the relevant section on the Court's website, at https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/covid-19-pandemic-update/
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