J-2, r. 1 - Regulation respecting indemnities and allowances to jurors

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chapter J-2, r. 1
Regulation respecting indemnities and allowances to jurors
JURORS — INDEMNITIES AND ALLOWANCES
Jurors Act
(chapter J-2, s. 46).
J-2
January 5 2013
The amounts prescribed in the Regulation have been indexed pursuant to the notice published in Part 1 (French) of the Gazette officielle du Québec of 19 January 2019, page 105. (s. 3). (Effect from 1 January 2019.)
R.R.Q., 1981, c. J-2, r. 1; O.C. 59-96, s. 1.
1. When a jury is selected, a juror who is a member thereof is entitled to an indemnity of $103 per day or part of a day of hearings, deliberations or when the juror remains confined to the premises designated by the sheriff. The indemnity is fixed at $160 as of the 57th day of jury selection.
Where there are evening hearings or deliberations, the juror is entitled to an additional indemnity of $52. The indemnity is fixed at $103 where the deliberations continue until the following day.
A juror is also entitled to an additional indemnity of $103 where one of the situations for which an indemnity is provided in the first or second paragraph falls on a holiday, a Saturday, 26 December or 2 January. The indemnity is fixed at $160 as of the 57th day of jury selection.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. J-2, r. 1, s. 1; O.C. 59-96, s. 2; O.C. 378-2002, s. 1; O.C. 580-2012, s. 1; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).
2. A juror is entitled to an allowance for meals, accommodation and transportation corresponding to that granted to members of the staff appointed in accordance with the Public Service Act (chapter F-3.1.1) and provided for in the Directive sur les frais remboursables lors d’un déplacement et autres frais inhérents (C.T. 194603, 00-03-30).
R.R.Q., 1981, c. J-2, r. 1, s. 2; O.C. 378-2002, s. 2.
3. A juror is entitled, on order of the judge, to an allowance for the care of children or other dependents.
That allowance is payable on a weekly basis, on the presentation of vouchers, up to:
(1)  $136 where the juror takes care of 1 person provided for in the first paragraph;
(2)  $179 where the juror takes care of 2 persons provided for in the first paragraph;
(3)  $228 where the juror takes care of 3 persons provided for in the first paragraph; or
(4)  $270 where the juror takes care of 4 persons or more provided for in the first paragraph.
That allowance shall be revalorized in accordance with Chapter VIII of Title II of the Automobile Insurance Act (chapter A-25). The Minister of Justice shall inform the public of the result of this revalorization, through the Gazette officielle du Québec or by any other means he deems appropriate.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. J-2, r. 1, s. 3; O.C. 378-2002, s. 2.
4. A juror is entitled, on order of the judge, on the presentation of vouchers, to an allowance for psychological treatment, up to a maximum amount of 65 $ per hour of treatment and up to 5 hours of treatment per prescription.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. J-2, r. 1, s. 4; O.C. 378-2002, s. 2.
5. A juror whose presence is required for more than a day at the court house is free to travel unless he is confined to quarters by court order.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. J-2, r. 1, s. 5.
REFERENCES
R.R.Q., 1981, c. J-2, r. 1
O.C. 59-96, 1996 G.O. 2, 999
O.C. 378-2002, 2002 G.O. 2, 2131
O.C. 580-2012, 2012 G.O. 2, 1996