Updated notice to the public regarding Provincial Offences Act services July 2020

Cobourg, ON – July 6, 2020 –  Northumberland County is advising the public that the Ministry of the Attorney General has further postponed all provincial offences-related court appearances until after September 11, 2020. Notice of new court dates will be sent to recipients by mail to the address on file with the court.

 

The Court is working with justice partners to plan for the eventual resumption of in-person attendances in a way that protects the health and safety of all participants.

 

To review the full updated order from the Ministry of the Attorney General regarding Provincial Offences Act Matters, please visit https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/notice-to-public-regarding-provincial-offences-act-matters/

 

While Provincial Offences Act (POA) offices in Northumberland remain closed to the public, the building at 860 William Street, Cobourg does remain accessible for other Ministry of the Attorney General/Ontario Court of Justice processes. Please note, all visitors are screened at the front entrance prior to being admitted access to the facility.

 

POA staff continue to provide administrative services such as processing of tickets, fines, and applications to the court. Residents can connect with staff about these matters in the following ways:

· Phone: 905-372-3329 ext. 5300

· Email: poainfo@northumberlandcounty.ca

· Fax: 905-372-6529

Residents are encouraged to pay tickets online, and to access online forms, by visiting Northumberland.ca/POA.

For up-to-date information about County service changes and facility closures in response to COVID-19, please visit Northumberland.ca/COVID19.