T-16 - Courts of Justice Act

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162. Presiding justices of the peace are appointed from among advocates having at least ten years’ practice.
The years during which a person acquired pertinent legal experience after obtaining a diploma of admission to the Barreau du Québec or a certificate of competence to practise the profession of advocate in Québec may be considered.
R. S. 1964, c. 20, s. 172; 1969, c. 26, s. 115; 1992, c. 61, s. 617; 2001, c. 31, s. 393; 2002, c. 32, s. 7; 2004, c. 12, s. 1.
162. Section 95 applies to a justice of the peace appointed under section 158, provided that the deed of appointment indicates clearly that this section is applicable to the justice of the peace.
R. S. 1964, c. 20, s. 172; 1969, c. 26, s. 115; 1992, c. 61, s. 617; 2001, c. 31, s. 393; 2002, c. 32, s. 7.
162. Section 95 applies to a justice of the peace appointed under section 158, provided that the deed of appointment indicates clearly that this section is applicable to the justice of the peace. If section 95 applies, the justice of the peace is a member of the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan or the Pension Plan of Management Personnel, as specified in his or her deed of appointment, and section 4 of the Act respecting the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan (chapter R-10) or section 3 of the Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel (chapter R-12.1), as the case may be, shall then cease to apply to the justice of the peace.
R. S. 1964, c. 20, s. 172; 1969, c. 26, s. 115; 1992, c. 61, s. 617; 2001, c. 31, s. 393.
162. Section 95 and the Act respecting the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan (chapter R-10) apply to a justice of the peace appointed under section 158, provided that the deed of appointment indicates clearly that this section is applicable to him. Section 4 of the said Act shall then cease to apply to him.
R. S. 1964, c. 20, s. 172; 1969, c. 26, s. 115; 1992, c. 61, s. 617.
162. A certificate of the oath mentioned in section 160 having been so taken and subscribed as aforesaid shall be forthwith deposited by the justice of the peace who has taken the same, in the office of the clerk of the peace for the district, to form part of the records of such office.
The clerk of the peace, upon receipt of the certificate mentioned in the preceding paragraph, shall forthwith inform the Minister of Justice thereof.
R. S. 1964, c. 20, s. 172; 1969, c. 26, s. 115.