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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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3. The Judges of the said several Courts shall be elected
in the Counties by the qualified voters in their respective
Judicial Circuits as hereinafter provided, and in the City of
Baltimore, at the general election to be held on the Tuesday
after the first Monday in November, as now provided for in
the Constitution. Each of the said Judges shall hold his-
office for the term of fifteen years from the time of his
election, and until his successor is elected and qualified,.
or until he shall have attained the age of seventy years,,
whichever may first happen, and be re-eligible thereto until
he shall have attained the age of seventy years, and not
after. Provided, however, that any judge whose term has
been extended beyond the age of seventy years by the General
Assembly prior to April 7, 1931, shall be permitted to continue
in office in accordance with the resolution of the General As-
sembly in each case. In case of the inability of any of said
Judges to discharge his duties with efficiency, by reason of
continued sickness, or of physical or mental infirmity, it shall
be in the power of the General Assembly, two-thirds of the
members of each House concurring, with the approval of the
Governor, to retire said Judge from office.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority afore-
said, That said aforegoing section, hereby proposed as an
amendment to the Constitution, shall be at the next general
election for Members of the House of Representatives of Con-
gress held in this State submitted to the legal and qualified
voters of the State for adoption or rejection, in pursuance of
the directions contained in Article XIV of the Constitution of
this State, and at the said general election the vote on the said
proposed amendment to the Constitution shall be by ballot, and
upon each ballot there shall be printed the words "For the
Constitutional Amendment" and "Against the Constitutional
Amendment," as now provided by law, and immediately after
said election due returns shall be made to the Governor of the
vote for and against said proposed amendment, as directed by-
said Fourteenth Article of the Constitution, and further pro-
ceedings had in accordance with said Article Fourteen.
SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall
take effect June 1st, 1931.
Approved April 17, 1931.

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