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NOC 1227 Court officers and justices of the peace

Example Titles
administrator of the court
assistant deputy registrar – courts
assistant registrar – courts
citizenship judge
clerk of probate
clerk of proceedings – courts
clerk of the court
clerk of the Crown – courts
commissioner of affidavits
commissioner of marriages
co-ordinator of court services
county court registrar
court administrator
court clerk supervisor
court deputy administrator
court of appeal registrar
court officer
court registrar
court services manager
court supervisor
courtroom officer
deed recorder
deed registrar
deputy administrator of the court
deputy court registrar
deputy land registrar
deputy registrar – courts
district court registrar
expropriation officer
family court administrator
family court registrar
family court supervisor
judicial administrator
judicial court administrator
judicial officer
judicial officer – courts
judicial services administrator
justice of the peace
land registrar
legal services officer – courts
prothonotary
Queen’s Bench registrar
recorder of deeds
recorder of wills
registrar – courts
registrar of bankruptcy
registrar of deeds
registrar of probate
registrar of wills
registry officer – marriages
small claims court registrar
small claims court supervisor
Supreme Court clerk
Supreme Court registrar
surrogate court registrar
trial co-ordinator – courts

Lead statement
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, provincial and territorial courts.

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Court officers

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.

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.

Source: Canada website