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Federal Courts Act

Version of section 9 from 2003-07-02 to 2022-08-08:


Marginal note:Oath of office for judges

  •  (1) Before judges of the Federal Court of Appeal or the Federal Court begin to perform their duties as judges, they shall take an oath that they will duly and faithfully execute their powers and trusts as judges to the best of their skill and knowledge.

  • Marginal note:How administered — Federal Court of Appeal

    (2) The oath shall be administered to the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal before the Governor General, and to the other judges of that court by the Chief Justice of that court or, in the absence or incapacity of the Chief Justice, by any other judge of that court.

  • Marginal note:How administered — Federal Court

    (3) The oath shall be administered to the Chief Justice of the Federal Court before the Governor General, and to the other judges of that court by the Chief Justice of that court or, in the absence or incapacity of the Chief Justice, by any other judge of that court.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-7, s. 9
  • 2002, c. 8, s. 19
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