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Judges' Ethics Committee Act 2010 [Act 703]

Part I

PRELIMINARY

1 Short title and commencement

(1) This Act may be cited as the Judges' Ethics Committee Act 2010.

(2) This Act comes into operation on a date to be appointed by the Minister by notification in the Gazette.

2 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

"judge" means a judge of the High Court, a judge of the Court of Appeal and a judge of the Federal Court, and includes a Judicial Commissioner;

"Committee" means the Judges' Ethics Committee constituted under section 3;

"Code of Ethics" means the code of ethics prescribed under Clause (3B) of Article 125 of the Federal Constitution;

"breach" means the breach of any provisions of the Code of Ethics;

"Chairman" means the Chairman of the Committee appointed under section 5.


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