P-24 - Magistrate’s Privileges Act

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chapter P-24
Magistrate’s Privileges Act
1. No action shall be brought against a judge of the Court of Québec, justice of the peace or officer fulfilling public duties, by reason of any act done in virtue of a statutory provision of Canada or of Québec, for the reason that such provision is unconstitutional.
Moreover, the judges contemplated in section 260 of the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16) shall enjoy the same immunity as judges of the Superior Court.
R. S. 1964, c. 25, s. 6; 1966, c. 9, s. 3; 1977, c. 20, s. 138; 1982, c. 32, s. 117; 1988, c. 21, s. 116.
2. No legal costs shall be adjudicated against any judge contemplated in section 260 of the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16) in proceedings for quashing or reviewing a decision unless there is contestation on his part.
R. S. 1964, c. 25, s. 9; 1966, c. 9, s. 5; 1982, c. 32, s. 118; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).
3. (This section ceased to have effect on 17 April 1987).
1982, c. 21, s. 1; U. K., 1982, c. 11, Sch. B, Part I, s. 33.

In accordance with section 17 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes (chapter R-3), chapter 25 of the Revised Statutes, 1964, in force on 31 December 1977, is repealed effective from the coming into force of chapter P-24 of the Revised Statutes.