Justices Of The Peace Review Council
- Attorney General
31 ADELAIDE STREET EAST, P.O. BOX 914, ADELAIDE POSTAL STATION
- (416) 327-5672
- (416) 327-2339
- JUSTICES OF THE PEACE ACT, RSO 1990, C. J.4, S. 8 (opens a new window)
The primary function of the Review Council is to establish complaints committees from among its members to review and investigate complaints about the conduct of justices of the peace and determine appropriate dispositions. The Council may also review and approve standards of conduct established by the Associate Chief Justice Co-ordinator of Justices of the Peace; approve continuing education plans; consider applications by justices of the peace to engage in other remunerative work; and consider applications by justices of the peace for an order of accommodation.
The Review Council is composed of, the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice, or another judge of the Ontario Court of Justice designated by the Chief Justice; the Associate Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice/Coordinator of Justices of the Peace; three justices of the peace appointed by the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice; two judges of the Ontario Court of Justice appointed by the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice; one regional senior justice of the peace appointed by the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice; a lawyer appointed by the Attorney General from a list of three names submitted to the Attorney General by the Law Society of Upper Canada; four persons appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Attorney General
The members who are appointed under clauses (f) and (g) hold office for four-year terms and are eligible for reappointment
- Committees convene as needed to address files. The full Review Council meets approximately three times a year.
Appointees to the Justices of the Peace Review Council are remunerated $355 per diem