Federal Courts Act

Version of section 9 from 2002-12-31 to 2003-07-01:

Marginal note:Oath of office
  •  (1) Every judge shall, before entering on the duties of the office of judge, take an oath that he will duly and faithfully, and to the best of his skill and knowledge, execute the powers and trusts reposed in him as a judge of the Court.

  • Marginal note:How administered

    (2) The oath referred to in subsection (1) shall be administered to the Chief Justice before the Governor General, and to the other judges by the Chief Justice or, in the case of absence or incapacity of the Chief Justice, by any other judge.

  • R.S., c. 10(2nd Supp.), s. 9.