169. Presiding justices of the peace shall exercise their functions within the Court of Québec.
They are under the authority of the chief judge of that court. The chief judge shall coordinate, distribute and supervise the work of presiding justices of the peace, who must comply with the chief judge’s orders and directives.
Another function of the chief judge is to ensure that the judicial code of ethics is observed and to promote the professional development of presiding justices of the peace in collaboration with the Conseil de la magistrature.
R. S. 1964, c. 20, s. 179; 1990, c. 4, s. 887; 1992, c. 61, s. 617; 2004, c. 12, s. 1.