The practice and procedure of the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island is governed by legislation and the decisions of the Court.
Procedure in criminal matters is governed by the Criminal Code and Criminal Appeal Rule 82 issued by the Chief Justice and Judicial decisions.
Civil Case Procedure
Procedure in civil matters is governed by the Judicature Act, and the Rules of Civil Procedure issued by the Chief Justice and judicial decisions. Rule 61 of the Rules of Civil Procedure specifically governs appeals in civil cases.
Other statutes and rules may govern in specific situations, such as appeals and reviews from administrative bodies.