The judicial districts of Baie-Comeau, Bonaventure, Gaspé, Kamouraska, Mingan and Rimouski come within the coordination region of Bas-Saint-Laurent–Côte-Nord–Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine.

The coordinating judge is Ms. Andrée St-Pierre, and his office is located in the Rimouski courthouse. The associate coordinating judge is Ms. Vicky Lapierre. Her office is located in the Sept-Îles courthouse.

There are 19 Court of Québec judges in the region who are called upon to sit in each of the courthouses and points of service. All the judges have jurisdiction in civil, criminal and penal matters as well as in youth matters.

In addition, there are four presiding justices of the peace in the Court of Québec.

Regional particularities


Circuit court

A number of locations are also served by the circuit court, i.e. judges of the Court of Québec travel to them to hear cases, according to a pre-established judicial schedule. The purpose of that practice is to make justice as accessible as possible.

To find out the services offered and the judicial schedules of the circuit court service sites, please contact the appropriate court office:

At the Court office of Sept-Îles (Criminal and penal matters, and small claims) :

La Romaine