Marginal note:Council established
59 (1) There is hereby established a Council, to be known as the Canadian Judicial Council, consisting of
(a) the Chief Justice of Canada, who shall be the chairman of the Council;
(b) the chief justice and any senior associate chief justice and associate chief justice of each superior court or branch or division thereof;
(c) the senior judges, as defined in subsection 22(3), of the Supreme Court of Yukon, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories and the Nunavut Court of Justice; and
(d) the Chief Justice of the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada.
(e) [Repealed, 2002, c. 8, s. 104]
(2) and (3) [Repealed, 1999, c. 3, s. 77]
Marginal note:Substitute member
(4) Each member of the Council may appoint a judge of that member’s court to be a substitute member of the Council and the substitute member shall act as a member of the Council during any period in which he or she is appointed to act, but the Chief Justice of Canada may, in lieu of appointing a member of the Supreme Court of Canada, appoint any former member of that Court to be a substitute member of the Council.
- R.S., 1985, c. J-1, s. 59
- 1992, c. 51, s. 25
- 1996, c. 30, s. 6
- 1999, c. 3, s. 77
- 2002, c. 7, s. 195, c. 8, s. 104
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