4. The officers of justice shall be: the sheriff, the prothonotary, the clerk of the Provincial Court, the clerk of the Crown, the clerk of the peace, the coroner, the gaoler and all other officers necessary for the administration of justice in Québec.
The officers of justice shall be appointed by order of the Minister of Justice who may assign them jurisdiction in more than one district.
R. S. 1964, c. 20, s. 3; 1965 (1st sess.), c. 17, s. 2; 1983, c. 54, s. 87.