Judges Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. J-1)

Act current to 2014-10-27 and last amended on 2014-06-19. Previous Versions

 [Repealed, 1990, c. 17, s. 28]

 [Repealed, 1992, c. 51, s. 4]

Age of Retirement

Marginal note:Retirement age
  •  (1) A judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia who held the office of a judge of the County Courts of British Columbia on March 1, 1987 and on June 30, 1990 may retire at the age of seventy years.

  • Marginal note:Retirement age

    (2) A judge of the Superior Court of Justice in and for the Province of Ontario who held the office of a judge of the District Court of Ontario on March 1, 1987 and on August 31, 1990 may retire at the age of seventy years.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (3) A judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia who held the office of a judge of the County Court of Nova Scotia on March 1, 1987 and on the coming into force of this subsection may retire at the age of seventy years.

  • R.S., 1985, c. J-1, s. 8;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 16 (3rd Supp.), s. 1;
  • 1992, c. 51, s. 4;
  • 1998, c. 30, s. 1.

Salaries

Marginal note:Supreme Court of Canada

 The yearly salaries of the judges of the Supreme Court of Canada are as follows:

  • (a) the Chief Justice of Canada, $370,300; and

  • (b) the eight puisne judges, $342,800 each.

  • R.S., 1985, c. J-1, s. 9;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 50 (1st Supp.), s. 4, c. 39 (3rd Supp.), s. 1;
  • 2001, c. 7, s. 1;
  • 2006, c. 11, s. 1;
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 210.
Marginal note:Federal Courts

 The yearly salaries of the judges of the Federal Courts are as follows:

  • (a) the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal, $315,900;

  • (b) the other judges of the Federal Court of Appeal, $288,100 each;

  • (c) the Chief Justice of the Federal Court, $315,900; and

  • (d) the other judges of the Federal Court, $288,100 each.

  • R.S., 1985, c. J-1, s. 10;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 41 (1st Supp.), s. 1, c. 50 (1st Supp.), s. 4, c. 39 (3rd Supp.), s. 1;
  • 2001, c. 7, s. 2;
  • 2002, c. 8, s. 83;
  • 2006, c. 11, s. 1;
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 210.
Marginal note:Tax Court of Canada

 The yearly salaries of the judges of the Tax Court of Canada are as follows:

  • (a) the Chief Justice, $315,900;

  • (b) the Associate Chief Justice, $315,900; and

  • (c) the other judges, $288,100 each.

  • R.S., 1985, c. J-1, s. 11;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 11 (1st Supp.), s. 2, c. 51 (4th Supp.), s. 13;
  • 2001, c. 7, s. 3;
  • 2002, c. 8, s. 84(E);
  • 2006, c. 11, s. 1;
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 210.