Perhaps the most distinctive feature of Québec’s justice system is its dual structure. Like many other areas of government administration, justice in Québec has been split between federal and provincial jurisdiction since the 1867 proclamation of the British North America (BNA) Act, also known as the Constitution Act.

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Drapeau et symboles nationaux (in French)

À titre d'emblème national, le drapeau du Québec doit être déployé de façon officielle par une institution publique ou un établissement relevant de l'Administration gouvernementale afin de marquer son appartenance à cette dernière.

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Mission and mandates

The mission of Québec's Ministère de la Justice (MJ) is to enhance citizen trust and respect for individual and collective rights in Québec by maintaining the accessibility and integrity of the justice system and upholding the rule of law.

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Careers available at the Ministère de la Justice du Québec

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Secrétariat à la sélection des candidats à la fonction de juge

The function of the secretariat is to administer the selection procedure for candidates for the office of judge of the Court of Québec, municipal court judge and presiding justice of the peace.

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Citizen Service Statement

The Ministère de la Justice is committed to providing you with high-quality services.

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The fight against homophobia and transphobia

The aim of the government, working with many different partners, is to ensure full recognition of the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans and queer (LGBTQ) in Québec society. 

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Government bodies

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Access to Justice Fund

This dedicated fund supports actions to enhance the public's knowledge and understanding of Québec law and Québec's legal system in order to promote access to justice.

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Crime Victims Assistance Fund

The FAVAC supports organizations and services that offer assistance for victims of crime, mainly in connection with the court process.

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Office addresses

Ministère de la Justice
Édifice Louis-Philippe-Pigeon
1200, route de l'Église, 9étage
Québec (Québec)  G1V 4M1

418 643-4210
418 646-0027

Ministère de la Justice
Palais de justice de Montréal
9étage, bureau 9.80
1, rue Notre-Dame Est
Montréal (Québec)  H2Y 1B6

514 873-3317
514 873-7174

Electoral Division
580 rue Barkoff
Suite 210-211
Trois-Rivières (Québec) G8T 9T7
819 694-4600
819 694-4606

Immeuble multiservices des Chenaux
44, chemin Rivière-à-Veillet
Bureau 130
Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan (Québec) G0X 2R0

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