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Regulations Respecting Part-time Judges of the Family Court made under Section 5A of the
Family Court Act
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 159
O.I.C. 95-447 (June 13, 1995), N.S. Reg. 87/95
as amended up to O.I.C. 2003-402 (September 26, 2003) N.S. Reg. 166/2003
1 These regulations may be cited as the "Regulations Respecting Part-time Judges of the Family Court".
2 In these regulations, "part-time judge" means a judge who is retired and is appointed in office as a judge by the Chief Judge pursuant to Section 5A of the Act.
Section 2 replaced: O.I.C. 2003-402, N.S. Reg. 166/2003.
3 A part-time judge may, subject to the annual approval of the Chief Judge, continue in office as a part-time judge until the part-time judge attains the age of 75 years.
Section 3 replaced: O.I.C. 95-914, N.S. Reg. 185/95.
4 A part-time judge shall have the jurisdiction, power and authority of a judge and shall exercise that jurisdiction, power and authority at the request of the Chief Judge.
5 A part-time judge shall be remunerated according to the per-diem rate from time to time determined by the tribunal appointed pursuant to Section 21A of Chapter 238 of the Revised Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1989, the Provincial Court Act.
Section 5 amended: O.I.C. 2003-402, N.S. Reg. 166/2003.
6 The services of a part-time judge provided pursuant to these regulations shall not be credited as service for the purpose of
(a) the Public Service Superannuation Act; or
(b) the Public Service Award.
7 These regulations do not apply to a retired judge who has been reinstated as a practicing member of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society