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Federal Courts Act

Version of section 8 from 2002-12-31 to 2003-07-01:

Marginal note:Tenure of office

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the judges hold office during good behaviour, but are removable by the Governor General on address of the Senate and House of Commons.

  • Marginal note:Cessation of office

    (2) A judge shall cease to hold office on attaining the age of seventy-five years.

  • Marginal note:Transitional

    (3) A judge who holds office on March 1, 1987 may retire at the age of seventy years.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-7, s. 8
  • R.S., 1985, c. 16 (3rd Supp.), s. 7

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