Gouvernement du Québec - Justice

Québec Court of Appeal

Chief Justice
The Honorable Nicole Duval Hesler

The Court of Appeal is the general appeal court for Québec and as such is the province's highest court. It is made up of 20 judges appointed by the Government of Canada, and sits mainly in the cities of Québec and Montréal.

In civil matters, the Court hears

  • appeals from judgments of the Superior Court or the Court of Québec that terminate a proceeding, where the value of the subject matter of the dispute in appeal is $60,000 or more;
  • appeals from certain other judgments, including those that pertain to personal integrity, status or capacity;
  • appeals concerning the special rights of the State or contempt of court;
  • appeals from all other judgments of the Superior Court or the Court of Québec, with leave from a judge of the Court of Appeal.
In criminal and penal matters, the Court of Appeal hears appeals from verdicts of guilt or acquittal and sentences imposed under the Criminal Code or the Code of Penal Procedure.

See also
     • How to contact the Court of Appeal in Québec and in Montréal
     • Court rolls for Québec Clicking on this icon will take you to another website. and Montréal Clicking on this icon will take you to another website. courthouses (In French)
     • Court of Appeal of Québec Conciliation Service Program
     • The courts system
     • Rulings Clicking on this icon will take you to another website. by the Court of Québec rendered
       since September 24, 2001 (In French)
     • Website




Latest update: January 5, 2016



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