Type of Intervention: Judiciary
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: Prince Edward Island
Lead People/Agency: Office of the Attorney General
Overview: The Province confirms that eviction orders will not be enforced during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Office of the Attorney General filed a notice of application to the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island on March 26, 2020 seeking to suspend the enforcement of eviction orders to protect the health and safety of both Island tenants and sheriffs who are responsible for the enforcement of eviction orders.
Full details here: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/news/province-announces-moratorium-evictions
Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group