Marginal note:No extra remuneration
57. (1) Except as provided in subsection (3), no judge shall accept any salary, fee, remuneration or other emolument or any expenses or allowances for acting in any capacity described in subsection 56(1) or as administrator or deputy of the Governor General or for performing any duty or service, whether judicial or executive, that the judge may be required to perform for or on behalf of the Government of Canada or the government of a province.
(2) The right of a judge to receive remuneration under any Act of the legislature of a province, other than for acting in any capacity described in subsection 56(1), is not affected by subsection (1), but no judge is entitled to receive remuneration under any such Act or Acts in an aggregate amount exceeding $3,000 per annum.
Marginal note:Expenses excepted
(3) In the cases described in subsection (1), a judge may receive his or her moving or transportation expenses and the reasonable travel and other expenses incurred by him or her away from his or her ordinary place of residence while acting in any such capacity or in the performance of any such duty or service, in the same amount and under the same conditions as if the judge were performing a function or duty as such judge, if those expenses are paid in respect of any matter within the legislative authority of Parliament, by the Government of Canada, and in respect of any matter within the legislative authority of the legislature of a province, by the government of the province.
- R.S., 1985, c. J-1, s. 57;
- 2002, c. 8, s. 103(E).
CANADIAN JUDICIAL COUNCIL
Marginal note:Definition of "Minister"
58. In this Part, “Minister” means the Minister of Justice of Canada.
Constitution of the Council
Marginal note:Council established
59. (1) There is hereby established a Council, to be known as the Canadian Judicial Council, consisting of
(a) the Chief Justice of Canada, who shall be the chairman of the Council;
(b) the chief justice and any senior associate chief justice and associate chief justice of each superior court or branch or division thereof;
(c) the senior judges, as defined in subsection 22(3), of the Supreme Court of Yukon, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories and the Nunavut Court of Justice; and
(d) the Chief Justice of the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada.
(e) [Repealed, 2002, c. 8, s. 104]
(2) and (3) [Repealed, 1999, c. 3, s. 77]
Marginal note:Substitute member
(4) Each member of the Council may appoint a judge of that member's court to be a substitute member of the Council and the substitute member shall act as a member of the Council during any period in which he or she is appointed to act, but the Chief Justice of Canada may, in lieu of appointing a member of the Supreme Court of Canada, appoint any former member of that Court to be a substitute member of the Council.
- R.S., 1985, c. J-1, s. 59;
- 1992, c. 51, s. 25;
- 1996, c. 30, s. 6;
- 1999, c. 3, s. 77;
- 2002, c. 7, s. 195, c. 8, s. 104.
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