This Practice Direction supports the objectives of the 2013 revision to the rules and process.
These directions will be interpreted in a manner consistent with the intention and spirit of the
requirements of the Criminal Code of Canada and the CCFM Rules. I make the following
Practice Direction pursuant to my authority under the Provincial Court Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c.
379, and Rule 3 of the CCFM Rules.