Mr Justice Ray Pace was arraigned in court on Thursday and accused of bribery, conspiring to commit a crime and trading in influence.
He pleaded not guilty and requested bail, which was not granted.
He is expected to be held in the Forensics Section of Mt Carmel Hospital.
Prior to his arraignment, two men Raymond Caruana, 51 from Zebbug, and Sandro Psaila, a 40 from Valletta were accused of complicity to bribe the judge.
Both pleaded not guilty and were remanded in custody.
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