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said Judges to be elected at the general

election to be held on the Tuesday after the

first Monday in November, as now provided

for in the Constitution. Each of the said

Judges shall hold his office for the term

of fifteen years from the time of his election,

and until his successor is elected and quali-

fied, or until he shall have attained the

age of seventy years, whichever may first

happen, and be re-eligible thereto until he

shall have attained the age of seventy

years, and not after. In case of the in-

ability of any of said Judges to discharge

his duties with efficiency, by reason of con-

tinued sickness, or of physical or mental

infirmity, it shall be in the power of the

General Assembly, two-thirds of the mem-

bers of each House concurring, with the

approval of the Governor to retire said

Judge from office.

Section 5.24. Judicial Compensation.

Sec. 6. All Judges shall, by virtue of

Each judge shall be compensated solely by

their offices, be Conservators of the Peace

the State for his judicial service. The com-

throughout the State; and no fees, or per-

pensation of a judge shall not be reduced

quisites, commission, or reward of any

during his continuance in office. Judges of

kind; shall be allowed to any Judge in this

the same court shall be paid the same com-

State, besides his annual salary, for the

pensation, including any pension based upon

discharge of any Judicial duty.

length of service, except that a uniform re-
duction in compensation may be made appli-
cable to all judges of the same court
appointed after the effective date of the re-
duction. A pension payable to a retired
judge or to his surviving spouse, or to the

Sec. 14..... The salary of each Judge
of the Court of Appeals shall be that now
or hereafter prescribed by the General
Assembly and shall not be diminished dur-
ing his continuance in office.......

surviving spouse of a deceased judge, pur-

Sec. 21....... All salaries now prescribed

suant to provisions in effect during his con-

by law for associate judges of the Circuit

tinuance in office, shall not be reduced.

Courts shall continue to apply to all judges

(including chief judges) of the Circuit


Sec. 24. The salary of each Chief Judge

and of each Associate Judge of the Circuit

Court shall not be diminished during his

continuance in office.

Sec. 40..... [Orphans' Court] Each of

said Judges shall be paid such compensa-

tion as may be regulated by Law, and to

be paid by the said City, or Counties,


Sec. 31... . . [Judges of the Supreme

Bench] shall each receive an annual salary

of three thousand five hundred dollars,

payable quarterly, which shall not be

diminished during their term of office; but

authority is hereby given to the Mayor and

City Council of Baltimore to pay to each

of the said Judges an annual addition of

five hundred dollars to their respective

salaries: provided, that the same, being



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