Conseil de la magistrature du Québec
Conseil de la magistrature du Québec

Publications and Statistics

Inquiry Stage

This section gives a statistical breakdown of decisions of the Conseil after an inquiry has been held.

Results of Inquiries

Years Unfounded Complaints Following Inquiry Complaints That Prompted a Reprimand (a) Complaints That Prompted a Recommendation of Removal Other (b) Inquiry Ongoing (c)
Total 42 58 5 22 49
2018-2019         2
2017-2018 3     1 18
2016-2017   2     1
2015-2016 1 2 1 4  
2014-2015 2 4   1 28
2013-2014   1   1  
2012-2013 1 2      
2011-2012   2   3  
2010-2011          
2009-2010          
2008-2009 1     1  
2007-2008   4   1  
2006-2007          
2005-2006          
2004-2005   1 1 2  
2003-2004   1      
2002-2003   3      
2001-2002   4 1 1  
2000-2001 2 2      
1999-2000 1   1    
1998-1999 2        
1997-1998 1 9      
1996-1997   1 1    
1995-1996 3 2   2  
1994-1995 1 1   1  
1993-1994 13 6      
1992-1993          
1991-1992 1 1      
1990-1991 1 1      
1989-1990   2   3  
1988-1989   3      
1987-1988 2     1  
1986-1987 1 1      
1985-1986 2        
1984-1985 2 2      
1983-1984          
1982-1983 1        
1981-1982 1        
1980-1981          
1979-1980   1      

a) The 58 complaints gave rise to 44 reprimands.

b) These are files closed by the inquiry committees due to the retirement or resignation of the judge.

c) Seven committees are established to examine 49 complaints.