Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick

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Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick
LocationBathurst; Campbellton; Edmundston; Fredericton; Miramichi; Moncton; Saint John; and Woodstock[1]
Number of positions30[2]
WebsiteCourt of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick
Chief Justice
CurrentlyDavid D. Smith[2]
Since2016

The Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick (in French: Cour du Banc de la Reine du Nouveau-Brunswick) is the superior court of the Canadian province of New Brunswick.

Structure[edit]

The Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick consists of a Chief Justice among 17 judicial seats[3], plus a number of justices who have elected supernumerary status after many years of service and after having attained eligibility for retirement.[4] This tally does not include the 8 federal judicial seats assigned for the family court.

Former Justices (including district)[edit]

Name County Appointment Nominated By Prior Position(s)
Justice George S. Rideout Moncton 1997 Chretien Member of Parliament (Liberal)
Justice Roger Savoie Moncton
Justice Jacques A. Sirois Moncton
Justice Guy W. Boisvert Bathurst
Justice David H. Russell Fredericton
Justice Thomas W. Riordon Miramichi
Justice Roger McIntyre Bathurst
Justice Barbara L. Baird Fredericton 2007 private practice
Member of Legislative Assembly NB
Justice Robert J. Higgins Saint John
Justice Joseph Albert Pichette (1963-1975) Edmundston[5]
Justice Robert L. Tuck[6] Moncton

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Locations". Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Judges of the Court of Queen's Bench". Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  3. ^ NUMBER OF FEDERALLY APPOINTED JUDGES AS OF JULY 1, 2018, www.fja.gc.ca
  4. ^ "Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick".
  5. ^ "Le Madawaska". 10 Oct 1963. Retrieved 18 Jul 2016.
  6. ^ "OBITUARY FOR ROBERT TUCK". Retrieved 3 August 2018.