Act 9 of 2008
- Commenced on 7 January 2008
- [This is the version of this document at 1 June 2020.]
Part I – Preliminary
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Judiciary Act.
Part II – Court of Appeal
2. Appointment of President of the Court of Appeal and Justices of Appeal
3. Salary, pension, gratuity, allowance and benefits of a President of the Court of Appeal
4. Salary, pension, gratuity, allowance and benefits of a Justice of Appeal
5. Fees for a non-resident President of the Court of Appeal and a Justice of AppealWhere the President of the Court of Appeal or a Justice of Appeal is not resident in Seychelles, there shall be paid―
6. Allowance for Puisne Judge who is appointed as Justice of AppealWhere a Puisne Judge is appointed under section 2(2) to hear any appeal case, he shall be entitled to an allowance of R500.
Part III – Supreme Court
7. Appointment of Chief Justice, Puisne Judges and MastersThere shall be appointed to the Supreme Court, by the President under article 127, a Chief Justice, and three or more Puisne Judges and one or more Masters.
8. Salary, pension, gratuity, allowance and benefits of Chief Justice
9. Salary, pension, gratuity, allowance and benefits of a Puisne Judge
10. Other conditionsNo payment of allowance in lieu of provision of transport shall be made to the Chief Justice, the President of the Court of Appeal, a Justice of Appeal and a Puisne Judge.
11. Salary and gratuity of Master
12. Allowance of Registrar of Court of Appeal and Registrar of Supreme CourtWhere the Master who is appointed under section 7—
Part IV – Miscellaneous
12A. Number of years in office to be taken into considerationThe salary of a person in office under this Act, on the commencement of the Judiciary (Amendment) Act, 2013, shall be the salary in the respective salary band depending on the number of years that the person has held office as such under the Constitution after the 21st June, 1993.
12B. Re-fixation of pensionThe pension of a person, who is in receipt of such pension under section 3(1)(b), 4(1)(b), 8(1)(g) or 9(1)(g) on the date of the commencement of the Judiciary (Amendment) Act, 2013, shall, on such commencement, be re-fixed based on the salary that the person would have earned in the respective salary band depending on the number of years the person would have held the office as such had the person ceased office on the date of such commencement.
12C. No person to be affected adverselyNo person shall, on the commencement of the Judiciary (Amendment) Act, 2013, be affected adversely and shall continue to enjoy the salary, gratuity or pension no less favourable than those enjoyed by them before such commencement.
13. ***[section 13 repealed by Act 28 of 2013 with effect from 1 July 2014]
14. Repeal of Cap. 104The Judiciary Act 1976 is hereby repealed.
History of this document
01 June 2020 this version
07 January 2008