Criminal Court Practice directions and forms

This page contains documents and forms that are available for use by the Bar and other members of the public, as well as notices governing practices or procedures within the different regions of the Alberta Court of Justice's Criminal Division.
 

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Criminal Court Forms
Title Type Last Modified
Form 1 - Application Jul 12, 2021 Download
Form 2 - Response Jul 12, 2021 Download
Form 3 - Consent Jul 12, 2021 Download
Form 4 - Statement Of Issues At Preliminary Inquiry Jul 12, 2021 Download
Form 5 - Crown Position Concerning Preliminary Inquiry Jul 12, 2021 Download

For the text of the new Criminal Rules as well as Regional Practice Notes and checklists visit Criminal Rules

There is also a New Online Gladue Report Request Form to be used for Edmonton matters during the current pilot project.

All Regions Criminal

FileTypeSizeLast modifiedDownload
Adjournment of Trials and Preliminary InquiriesPDF218.72 KB11 Feb, 2022 Download
Alberta Court of Justice Conduct Guide for Remote AppearancesPDF317.05 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Amended DJA RulePDF230.17 KB18 Jan, 2023 Download
Approved Sound Recording Machines (November 2021)PDF107.05 KB01 Mar, 2022 Download
Continuous TrialsPDF1.41 MB11 Feb, 2022 Download
Designation of Counsel formDOCX32.54 KB18 Aug, 2023 Download
Digital Judicial Authorization Sealing OrderPDF1.49 MB28 Jul, 2023 Download
Gladue Request FormDOCX41.53 KB10 Feb, 2022 Download
Hearing Office Review Committee report with attachments (2015)PDF5.13 MB01 Mar, 2022 Download
Practice Direction Conflicts - Counsel Acting for More Than One DefendantPDF289.29 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Practice Direction re Designation of Counsel, and Written form of Election by Accused (eff. Oct 22, 2012)PDF34.57 KB15 Feb, 2022 Download
Practice Note - High Potency Narcotics (Evidence)PDF174.15 KB11 Feb, 2022 Download
Request for Justice of the Peace Services - Fax Cover SheetPDF637.87 KB15 Feb, 2022 Download
Search Request (Criminal - Traffic)PDF91.84 KB14 Feb, 2022 Download
Subpoena to a Witness - CTS0360PDF1.68 MB11 Feb, 2022 Download
Summary of Outstanding WarrantsPDF96.62 KB15 Feb, 2022 Download
Surety DeclarationPDF281.92 KB11 Feb, 2022 Download
Telephone Application for Emergency Protection OrderPDF189.31 KB16 Feb, 2022 Download
Written form of Election by an AccusedPDF18.56 KB15 Feb, 2022 Download

Calgary Criminal

FileTypeSizeLast modifiedDownload
305 In Custody DocketPDF360.92 KB11 Apr, 2023 Download
308- Required Appearance CourtPDF357.87 KB11 Apr, 2023 Download
Assigned Cases Protocol (Calgary and Calgary Regional) 2014-3PDF312.34 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Calgary Criminal and Calgary Region Remote Appearances Practice NotePDF348.95 KB11 Apr, 2023 Download
Calgary Criminal Rules Practice NotePDF282.64 KB01 Mar, 2022 Download
Courtroom 505 - Federal DocketPDF362.95 KB11 Apr, 2023 Download
Courtroom Designation PN 2022-01PDF459.52 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
PN 2022-03 - 306- Scheduled Bail HearingsPDF330.86 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
PN 2022-04 - 307- Scheduled Disposition HearingsPDF283.61 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
PN 2022-07 -507 Multi-Purpose CourtroomPDF299.59 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
PN 2022-08 -506 Low Complexity CourtPDF267.60 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
PN 2022-09 -508 Domestic Violence DocketPDF294.07 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
PN 2022-10 -1800 CICPDF293.11 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Regional Special Sittings Practice Note (2020-02)PDF268.47 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Trial Continuation Protocol (2015-2)PDF292.12 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download

Calgary Region Criminal

FileTypeSizeLast modifiedDownload
Calgary Region Practice Note - Tsuut’inaPDF229.28 KB17 Mar, 2022 Download
Calgary Region Remote Court locations and SittingsPDF30.56 KB17 Mar, 2022 Download
Transfer Calgary Regional Court at CMO (2020-01)PDF299.41 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Assigned Cases Protocol (Calgary and Calgary Regional) 2014-3PDF312.34 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Confirmation Hearings for Unrepresented AccusedPDF289.06 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download

Edmonton Criminal

FileTypeSizeLast modifiedDownload
Edmonton Criminal Remote Appearances Practice NotePDF350.44 KB06 Apr, 2023 Download
Edmonton Criminal Remote Appearances Practice NotePDF348.53 KB25 May, 2022 Download
Indigenous Referral FormPDF84.65 KB11 May, 2023 Download
Consent to Disclose Information For Mental Health CourtPDF542.67 KB10 Jul, 2023 Download
Consent to Participate in the Mental Health Diversion ProgramPDF247.99 KB10 Jul, 2023 Download
Edmonton Indigenous Court Practice Note (Courtroom 266)PDF359.71 KB16 Jun, 2023 Download
Edmonton Indigenous Court GuidePDF494.28 KB14 Feb, 2023 Download
Practice Directive Seized MattersPDF269.89 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Practice Directive Bail CourtPDF274.78 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Courtroom Assignments Edmonton CriminalPDF179.74 KB29 Jun, 2023 Download
Bail ChecklistDOCX27.17 KB02 Mar, 2022 Download
Judicial Case Conference Joint Counsel Form - (1 Accused)DOCX43.68 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Judicial Case Conference Joint Counsel Form - (2 Co-Accused)DOCX46.23 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Judicial Case Conference Joint Counsel Form - (3 Co-Accused)DOCX49.55 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Judicial Case Conference Joint Counsel Form - (4 Co-Accused)DOCX51.54 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Edmonton Response to Applications (Form 2 Checklist)PDF213.79 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Edmonton Pre-Trial Applications (Form 1 Checklist)PDF305.06 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Edmonton Consent Resolution of Filed Application (Form 3 Checklist)PDF105.37 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Criminal Rules Practice Note (Edmonton)PDF299.36 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Enhanced Trial Assignment Practice Note (Edmonton)PDF173.82 KB14 Mar, 2022 Download
Notice: CCTV at Alberta Hospital (Edmonton)PDF263.87 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Probation Orders - Standard Wording of ConditionsPDF231.76 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Probation and CSO Conditions Checklist (for Use With Standard Wording Documents that follow)PDF101.09 KB14 Mar, 2022 Download
Notice to Criminal Bar about Trial Continuations (November 18, 2013)PDF287.14 KB11 Apr, 2023 Download
Conditional Sentence Orders - Standard Wording of ConditionsPDF266.26 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Notice to EDM Criminal Bar about changes in CMO and Courtrooms 265 and 356 (December 2, 2013)PDF306.40 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download

Edmonton Region Criminal

FileTypeSizeLast modifiedDownload
In Person Appearances by CounselPDF283.35 KB12 Sep, 2023 Download
Matters Set For One Or More DaysPDF322.21 KB05 Jan, 2023 Download
Edmonton Region Remote Appearances Practice NotePDF414.12 KB25 May, 2022 Download
Edmonton Region Pre-Trial Applications (Form 1 Checklist)PDF145.06 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Edmonton Region Response to Applications (Form 2)PDF143.67 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Edmonton Region Criminal Rules Practice NotePDF615.20 KB05 Sep, 2023 Download
Edmonton Region Consent Resolution of Filed Application (Form 3 Checklist)PDF121.48 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Edmonton Region Court LocationsPDF265.44 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Judicial Dispute Resolution Report (February 2013)PDF29.17 KB18 Mar, 2022 Download
Confirmation of JDR Hearing (February 2013)PDF22.58 KB18 Mar, 2022 Download
Confirmation by Applicant of Scheduled JDR Hearing (February 2013)PDF30.95 KB18 Mar, 2022 Download

Central Criminal

FileTypeSizeLast modifiedDownload
Bringing Forward InformationsPDF343.27 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Intermittent SentencePDF177.77 KB08 Dec, 2022 Download
FASD Bail ProbationPDF397.47 KB08 Dec, 2022 Download
Custody and SupervisionPDF244.15 KB08 Dec, 2022 Download
Practice Note - Steps to book a Criminal trialPDF172.38 KB08 May, 2023 Download
Central Region Remote Appearances Practice NotePDF476.71 KB24 May, 2022 Download
Central Region Consent Resolution of Filed Application (Form 3 Checklist)PDF194.14 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Central Region Response to Applications (Form 2 Checklist)PDF220.37 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Central Region Criminal Rules Practice NotePDF316.75 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Central Region Pre-Trial Applications (Form 1 Cheklist)PDF176.08 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Practice Directive - Wetaskiwin Bail HearingsPDF283.89 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Probation OrderPDF76.83 KB08 Dec, 2022 Download
Peace BondPDF66.75 KB08 Dec, 2022 Download
Judicial Interim Release OrderPDF540.80 KB08 Dec, 2022 Download
Conditional Sentence OrderPDF93.11 KB08 Dec, 2022 Download

Southern Criminal

FileTypeSizeLast modifiedDownload
Southern Region Remote Appearances Practice NotePDF344.05 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Southern Region Response to Applications (Form 2)PDF143.58 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Southern Region Consent Resolution of Filed Application (Form 3)PDF121.45 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Southern Region Pre-Trial Applications (Form 1)PDF145.26 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
South Criminal Rules Practice NotePDF216.46 KB18 Mar, 2022 Download

Northern Criminal

FileTypeSizeLast modifiedDownload
Criminal Call Forward Practice Directive - NorthernPDF269.61 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Northern Region Remote Appearances Practice NotePDF348.01 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Northern Region Criminal Pre-Trial Conference Booking ProtocolPDF289.71 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Northern Region Response to Applications (Form 2)PDF143.31 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Northern Region Consent Resolution of Filed Application (Form 3)PDF121.52 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Northern Region Pre-Trial Applications (Form 1)PDF107.25 KB07 Apr, 2023 Download
Northern Region Family Practice Note September 2020PDF861.83 KB18 Mar, 2022 Download