Federal Courts Act
Marginal note:Deputy judges of the Court
10 (1) Subject to subsection (3), any judge of a superior, county or district court in Canada, and any person who has held office as a judge of a superior, county or district court in Canada, may, at the request of the Chief Justice made with the approval of the Governor in Council, act as a judge of the Federal Court and while so acting has all the powers of a judge of the Court and shall be referred to as a deputy judge of the Court.
Marginal note:Consent required
(2) No request may be made under subsection (1) to a judge of a superior, county or district court in a province without the consent of the chief justice or chief judge of the court of which he is a member, or of the attorney general of the province.
Marginal note:Approval of Governor in Council
(3) The Governor in Council may approve the making of requests pursuant to subsection (1) in general terms or for particular periods or purposes, and may limit the number of persons who may act under this section.
(4) A person who acts as a judge pursuant to subsection (1) shall be paid a salary for the period he acts at the rate fixed by the Judges Act for a judge of the Court, other than the Chief Justice or the Associate Chief Justice, less any amount otherwise payable to him under that Act in respect of that period, and shall also be paid the travel allowances that a judge is entitled to be paid under the Judges Act.
- R.S., c. 10(2nd Supp.), s. 10
- 1977-78, c. 22, s. 13
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