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Administration of Justice Act 1973

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9Judicial salaries

(1)Subject to the following subsections, there shall be paid to—

(a)Lords of Appeal in Ordinary ;

(b)judges of the Supreme Court in England and Wales other than the Lord Chancellor;

(c)judges of the Court of Session ;

(d)judges of the Supreme Court in Northern Ireland ;

(e)metropolitan stipendiary magistrates;

(f)stipendiary magistrates appointed under this Act; such salaries as may be determined, with the consent of the Minister for the Civil Service, by the Lord Chancellor or, in the case of judges of the Court of Session, by the Secretary of State.

(2)Until otherwise determined under this section, there shall be paid to the holders of judicial office mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (e) of subsection (1) above the same salaries as at the coming into force of this section.

(3)Any salary payable under this section may be increased, but not reduced, by a determination or further determination under this section.

(4)The salary payable to any holder of judicial office under this section shall in each case be abated by the amount of any pension payable to him in respect of any public office in the United Kingdom or elsewhere to which he had previously been appointed or elected; but any abatement under this subsection shall be disregarded for the purposes of computing the pension payable to him in respect of that judicial office and any derivative benefit within the meaning of the Administration of Justice (Pensions) Act 1950 which depends upon eligibility for such a pension.

(5)Salaries payable under this section shall be charged on and paid out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom.

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