Article 145 - Retirement And Resignation Of Justices Of The Superior Courts And Chairmen Of Regional Tribunals

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(1) A Justice of a Superior Court or a Chairman of a Regional Tribunal may retire at any time after attaining the age of sixty years.

(2) A Justice of a Superior Court or a Chairman of a Regional Tribunal shall vacate his office -

(a) in the case of a Justice of the Supreme Court or the Court of Appeal, on attaining the age of seventy years; or

(b) in the case of a Justice of the High Court or a Chairman of a Regional Tribunal, on attaining the age of sixty-five years; or

(c) upon his removal from office in accordance with article 146 of this Constitution.

(3) A Justice of the Superior Court of Judicature or a Chairman of a Regional Tribunal may resign his office by writing signed by him and addressed to the President.

(4) Notwithstanding that he has attained the age at which he is required by this article to vacate his office, a person holding office as a Justice of a Superior Court or Chairman of a Regional Tribunal may continue in office for a period not exceeding six months after attaining that age, as may be necessary to enable him to deliver judgment or do any other thing in relation to proceedings that were commenced before him previous to his attaining that age.