Deputy Judges Council
- Attorney General
130 QUEEN ST. W
- Courts of Justice Act (opens a new window)
The council will review and approve standards of conduct for deputy judges as established by the Chief Justice, review and approve a plan for the continuing education of deputy judges as established by the Chief Justice, and make recommendations on matters affecting deputy judges.
The council is composed of, (a) the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice, or another judge of the Superior Court of Justice designated by the Chief Justice; (b) a regional senior judge of the Superior Court of Justice, appointed by the Chief Justice; (c) a judge of the Superior Court of Justice, appointed by the Chief Justice; (d) a provincial judge who was assigned to the Provincial Court (Civil Division) immediately before September 1, 1990, or a deputy judge, appointed by the Chief Justice; (e) three persons who are neither judges nor lawyers, appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council on the Attorney General's recommendation. The Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice, or his or her designate, shall chair the meetings.
There is no limitation in legislation.
- The council meets approximately four times a year.
Appointments & Vacancies
|1.||Member (Part-Time)||DANTE PONTONE||
25-Mar-2020 - 24-Mar-2023
|2.||Member (Part-Time)||GEORGINA BLANAS||
22-Dec-2021 - 21-Dec-2023
|3.||Member (Part-Time)||KIMBERLY FAWCETT SMITH||
28-May-2022 - 27-May-2025