RCS 4.13 Release notes - September 28th, 2016
Please note that daily docket listings are now updated at 8:00 a.m.
Crown time estimate available in Crown File Management system for following appearance types: Bail Hearing, Summary Disposition, Preliminary Hearings and Trials
(RCS Release 4.9 - Nov 4th, 2015)
Calgary and Edmonton Matters – Jan 11, 2016
Crown Dates are now considered when booking File Ownership using RCS.
Use RCS to book matters such as trials, preliminary hearings, bail hearings and scheduled dispositions in: Airdrie, Calgary, Canmore, Cochrane, Didsbury, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Okotoks, Red Deer, Siksika, Strathmore, Turner Valley, and Wetaskiwin.
All RCS Users — Matters booked between 3:30 p.m. on the business day before and 8:00 a.m. on the day of the next scheduled court appearance are "pre-books" and counsel is required to appear at the original next scheduled court appearance. (Release 3.5 - April 17, 2013)
Allow 24 to 48 hours for your booking to be updated and displayed on RCS.
To reschedule a booking contact the CMO.
Edmonton RCS Users —Trials and preliminary hearings can be booked up to 9 months in the future. Counsel who set later dates (10-12 months when available) in RCS are required to appear at the next original scheduled appearance to have the Court confirm the bookings.
Courtroom 267 is available on Monday and Tuesday afternoons for Early Case Resolution offers where the offer is accepted and a joint submission is being advanced.These matters must be scheduled in RCS or at CMO for a maximum of 15 minutes.
As RCS cannot determine the difference between contested and uncontested matters it is imperative that the user ensure the appropriate scheduling criteria is taken into consideration when booking guilty pleas into Courtroom 267. If a matter is booked for longer than 15 minutes into Courtroom 267 the booking will be cancelled.
Contested and/or lengthy dispositions are not addressed in Courtroom 267. See RCS Bulletin dated October 29, 2012.
Calgary RCS Users — Crown dates are now considered when booking file ownership matters in RCS.
Low complexity federal matters being scheduled for disposition MUST be scheduled in Courtroom 307.