Legal Notices and Records

Legal Notices

Amended Rule 49

Rule 49: All evidence, subject to Rule 49.1, shall be categorized and marked P for public sittings and, if necessary, C for sittings in camera, and PB where publication bans are issued. If an anonymity order has been ordered, the fact of the Order will be reflected in the transcript.

Rule 49.1: Information contained in police and other institutional files directly compelled by or produced to the Forensic Document Review Team in response to a request, subpoena or other statutory compulsion from the Forensic Document Review Team shall not be categorized as set out in Rule 49 above and is not subject to disclosure to parties, their representatives, their counsel, and any third party.


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Terms of Reference

On August 3, 2016, the government announced the five commissioners who will lead the Inquiry as well as the Terms of Reference  for the National Inquiry.

Practice Direction

Public Submission of Information to the Record Outside of Witnesses.



Parties with Standing

There are two categories of standing: National and Regional. National standing entitles parties to attend and exercise rights at truth gatherings which are national in scope.


Ruling on Standing and Funding