18. The sittings of the Court of Appeal shall be held in Québec and in Montréal. On a decision of the Chief Justice made in accordance with the rules of the Court, the sittings of the Court may occasionally be held at the chief-place of another judicial district. It may also sit on any working day of the year, except Saturday, 26 December and 2 January.
The chief justice shall fix the terms of these sittings to be held on such months, on such dates and for such lapse of time as he deems it expedient for the good disposal of the business of the court.
Whenever a vacancy occurs in the office of chief justice or the latter is absent or unable to act, the senior judge of the court by chronological order of appointment shall exercise the powers conferred upon the chief justice by this section.
R. S. 1964, c. 20, s. 18; 1974, c. 11, s. 11; 1999, c. 40, s. 324; 2015, c. 26, s. 34; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).