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Federal Courts Act

Version of section 5 from 2003-07-02 to 2021-06-28:


Marginal note:Constitution of Federal Court of Appeal

  •  (1) The Federal Court of Appeal consists of a chief justice called the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal, who is the president of the Federal Court of Appeal, and 12 other judges.

  • Marginal note:Supernumerary judges

    (2) For each office of judge of the Federal Court of Appeal, there is an additional office of supernumerary judge that a judge of the Federal Court of Appeal may elect under the Judges Act to hold.

  • Marginal note:Additional office of judge

    (3) For the office of Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal, there is an additional office of judge that the Chief Justice may elect under the Judges Act to hold.

  • Marginal note:Judges of Federal Court

    (4) Every judge of the Federal Court is, by virtue of his or her office, a judge of the Federal Court of Appeal and has all the jurisdiction, power and authority of a judge of the Federal Court of Appeal.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-7, s. 5
  • R.S., 1985, c. 41 (1st Supp.), s. 11
  • 1992, c. 49, s. 127
  • 1996, c. 22, s. 1
  • 2001, c. 41, ss. 95, 144
  • 2002, c. 8, s. 16
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