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qualification of his successor; except that when a vacancy shall
exist in the office of Chief Judge of the Supreme Bench of Balti-
more City, the Governor may designate an Associate Judge of
said Supreme Bench as Chief Judge of said Supreme Bench,
and such appointee as Chief Judge shall hold such office for the
residue of the term for which he was last elected an Associate
Judge of said Supreme Bench. His successor shall be elected at
the first biennial general election for Representatives in Con-
gress after the expiration of the term of fifteen years (if the
vacancy occurred in that way) or the first such general election
after one year after the occurrence of the vacancy in any other
way than through expiration of such term. Except in case of
reappointment of a judge upon expiration of his term of fifteen
years, no person shall be appointed who will become disquali-
fied by reason of age and thereby unable to continue to hold
office until the prescribed time when his successor would have
been elected.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That said aforegoing sec-
tion hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of
the State of Maryland shall, at the next general election to be
held in November, 1946, be submitted to the legal and qualified
voters of the State, for their adoption or rejection, in pursuance
of the directions contained in Article XIV of the Constitution
of the State of Maryland, 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 im-
mediately after said election due returns shall be made to the
Governor of the vote for and against the said proposed amend-
ment, as directed by said Fourteenth Article of the Constitu-
tion, and further proceedings had in accordance with said
Article Fourteen.
Approved April 23, 1945.


 
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