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Judges Act

Version of section 65 from 2003-07-02 to 2023-06-21:

Marginal note:Report of Council

  •  (1) After an inquiry or investigation under section 63 has been completed, the Council shall report its conclusions and submit the record of the inquiry or investigation to the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Recommendation to Minister

    (2) Where, in the opinion of the Council, the judge in respect of whom an inquiry or investigation has been made has become incapacitated or disabled from the due execution of the office of judge by reason of

    • (a) age or infirmity,

    • (b) having been guilty of misconduct,

    • (c) having failed in the due execution of that office, or

    • (d) having been placed, by his or her conduct or otherwise, in a position incompatible with the due execution of that office,

    the Council, in its report to the Minister under subsection (1), may recommend that the judge be removed from office.

  • R.S., 1985, c. J-1, s. 65
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (2nd Supp.), s. 5
  • 2002, c. 8, s. 111(E)

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