The Civil Division is one of the divisions of the Court of Québec. It hears:

  • applications where the amount claimed or the value of the subject matter of the dispute is less than $85,000, except applications for support and other matters;
  • applications concerning a person's confinement in a health or social services institution for or after a psychiatric assessment; 
  • some cases concerning municipal and school taxes.

It has exclusive jurisdiction to hear appeals from the decisions made by certain administrative tribunals, such as the Tribunal administratif du logement.

Act Courts of Justice Act
Jurisdiction Jurisdiction in civil matters
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