92. Notwithstanding the expiry of his term, the chief judge, the senior associate chief judge or an associate chief judge shall remain in office until he is replaced.
A judge who has held the office of chief judge, senior associate chief judge or associate chief judge for at least seven years is entitled to a leave of absence with pay to be devoted to studies, research or any other legal activity compatible with the judicial function. The chief judge and the senior associate chief judge are entitled to a leave of absence of one year and an associate chief judge is entitled to a leave of absence of six months.
The second paragraph also applies to the president of the Human Rights Tribunal and to the chair of the Professions Tribunal. In their case, the leave of absence is six months and may be taken at the expiry of a term of office that is not renewed.
R. S. 1964, c. 20, s. 83; 1983, c. 54, s. 94; 1988, c. 21, s. 30; 1995, c. 42, s. 12; 1999, c. 62, s. 1; 2012, c. 4, s. 4.