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This legal glossary is a basic guide to common legal terms. A lawyer is in the best position to advise you about your legal rights and responsibilities.

Different terms may have different meanings based on the specific area of law or the context in which they are being used. For legal terms not referred to in this glossary, or for more comprehensive definitions, you may wish to refer to a legal dictionary or to an internet resource.

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Master
A provincially appointed judicial officer who is authorized to decide certain non-criminal matters.
Case Management Master
Assists judges to manage civil caseloads by presiding at motions and case and settlement conferences.