110. The Gouvernement shall appoint, during good behavior, by a commission under the Great Seal, judges to preside over the Youth Court, and fix the place of their residence.
Their jurisdiction shall extend to all the judicial districts for which the Youth Court is established. The Gouvernement may however limit their jurisdiction to one or several specified judicial districts.
The number of these judges, including the chief judge, the senior associate chief judge and the associate chief judge, shall not exceed forty-three.
The holders of such offices shall be appointed from amongst the members of the Barreau du Québec having at least ten years’ practice; they must cease practising as soon as they are appointed judges of such courts and devote full time to their judicial functions. The Gouvernement may consider years of practice the years during which a person acquired pertinent legal experience after obtaining a diploma of admission to the Bar or a certificate of competence to practise the profession of advocate.
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