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Federal Courts Act

Version of section 5.1 from 2012-12-15 to 2018-06-20:


Marginal note:Constitution of Federal Court

  •  (1) The Federal Court consists of a chief justice called the Chief Justice of the Federal Court, who is the president of the Federal Court, and 36 other judges.

  • Marginal note:Supernumerary judges

    (2) For each office of judge of the Federal Court, there is an additional office of supernumerary judge that a judge of the Federal Court 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, 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 of Appeal

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

  • 2001, c. 41, s. 144
  • 2002, c. 8, s. 16
  • 2010, c. 8, s. 41
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