Any organization or person wishing to nominate one or more candidates must send a nomination to the Secrétariat du Prix de la justice du Québec. A nomination must include the following elements:
- a cover letter briefly describing the career or main achievement of the person nominated, and the reasons justifying consideration for the award;
- a copy of the person's résumé, along with a photograph;
- a copie of the nomination form in PDF format (to be printed, completed and returned to the Secrétariat du Prix de la justice du Québec).
Nominations for the Prix de la justice award must be sent by mail to:
Secrétariat du Prix de la justice du Québec
Direction des communications
Ministère de la Justice
1200, route de l'Église, 1er étage
Québec (Québec) G1V 4M1
Deadline for nominations
The nomination period for the 2018 award is closed. The launch of the call for nominations of Québec's 2019 Prix de la justice award will be announced in our section "Press releases".
A selection panel examines the nominations, verifies the eligibility of the candidates and make its recommendations to the Minister of Justice. The working sessions of the panel are held in private.
The selection panel is chaired by the Chief Justice of Québec and consists of one member from the academic world, one member from the media and two members representing the general public.