Yukon Act (S.C. 2002, c. 7)

Assented to 2002-03-27

R.S., c. J-1Judges Act

 The portion of subsection 22(1) of the Judges Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Supreme Court of Yukon
  • 22. (1) The yearly salaries of the judges of the Supreme Court of Yukon are as follows:

Marginal note:2001, c. 7, s. 19(1)
  •  (1) Subsection 27(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Additional allowance for northern judges

      (2) On and after April 1, 2000, there shall be paid to each judge of the Supreme Court of Yukon, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories and the Nunavut Court of Justice who is in receipt of a salary under this Act, in addition to the allowance provided by subsection (1), a non-accountable yearly allowance of $12,000 as compensation for the higher cost of living in the territories.

  • Marginal note:1999, c. 3, s. 73(2); 2000, c. 12, s. 168

    (2) Subsection 27(6) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Representational allowance

      (6) A chief justice or chief judge, a puisne judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal of Yukon, the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal of the Northwest Territories, the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal of Nunavut, the senior judge of the Supreme Court of Yukon, the senior judge of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories and the senior judge of the Nunavut Court of Justice are entitled to be paid, as a representational allowance, reasonable travel and other expenses actually incurred by the justice or judge or the spouse or common-law partner of the justice or judge in discharging the special extra-judicial obligations and responsibilities that devolve on the justice or judge, to the extent that those expenses may not be reimbursed under any other provision of this Act and their aggregate amount does not exceed in any year the maximum amount indicated in respect of each office in subsection (7).

  • Marginal note:2001, c. 7, s. 19(2)

    (3) Paragraph 27(7)(e) of the English version of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (e) The senior judge of the Supreme Court of Yukon, the senior judge of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories and the senior judge of the Nunavut Court of Justice, each $10,000

  • Marginal note:2001, c. 7, s. 19(2)

    (4) Paragraph 27(7)(g) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (g) The Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal of Yukon, the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal of the Northwest Territories and the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal of Nunavut, each $10,000

  • Marginal note:1999, c. 3, s. 73(4)

    (5) The definition senior judge in subsection 27(9) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    senior judge

    juge principal

    senior judge of the Supreme Court of Yukon, of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories or of the Nunavut Court of Justice means the judge with the earlier date of appointment to the court in question or, in the case of more than one judge appointed on the same day, means the judge that the Governor in Council may designate as the senior judge. (juge principal)

Marginal note:1999, c. 3, s. 74(1)
  •  (1) Paragraph 29(3)(b) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (b) in the case of a supernumerary judge of the Supreme Court of Yukon, of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories or of the Nunavut Court of Justice, by the senior judge of that Court.

  • Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 85(2)); 1999, c. 3, s. 74(2)

    (2) Subsections 29(5) and (6) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Reference to attorney general of a province

      (5) In this section, a reference to the attorney general of a province shall be construed in relation to Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut as a reference to the Commissioner of that territory.

    • Definition of senior judge

      (6) In this section, senior judge of the Supreme Court of Yukon, of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories or of the Nunavut Court of Justice means the judge with the earlier date of appointment to the court in question or, in the case of more than one judge appointed on the same day, means the judge that the Governor in Council may designate as the senior judge.

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 86)

 Subsection 33(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Reference to attorney general of a province

    (2) In this section, a reference to the attorney general of a province shall be construed in relation to Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut as a reference to the Commissioner of that territory.

Marginal note:1999, c. 3, s. 75(1); 2000, c. 12, s. 160(1)
  •  (1) Paragraphs 40(1)(c) and (d) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    • (c) a judge of the Supreme Court of Yukon, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories or the Nunavut Court of Justice who, within two years after retiring or resigning from that office, moves to a place of residence in one of the ten provinces or to another territory;

    • (d) a survivor or child, as defined in subsection 47(1), of a judge of the Supreme Court of Yukon, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories or the Nunavut Court of Justice who dies while holding office as such, where the survivor or child lives with the judge at the time of the judge’s death and, within two years after the death, moves to a place of residence in one of the ten provinces or to another territory;

  • Marginal note:1999, c. 3, s. 75(2)

    (2) Subsection 40(1.1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Limitation

      (1.1) Paragraphs (1)(c) and (d) apply only in respect of a judge who resided in one of the ten provinces or in another territory at the time of appointment to the Supreme Court of Yukon, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories or the Nunavut Court of Justice, as the case may be.

 
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