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Article IV Judiciary Department
Section 21 and 21A
SECTION 1. 3E IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF
MARYLAND, (Three-fifths of all -he members elected to
each of the two Houses concurring), That the following be
and the same is hereby proposed as an amendment to
Section 3 of Article IV - Judiciary Department, of the
Constitution of Maryland, the same, if adopted by the
legally qualified voters of the State, as herein
provided, to become a part of the Constitution of
Maryland:
Article IV - Judiciary Department
3.
The Judges of the several Courts other than the
Court of Appeals or any intermediate courts of appeal
shall, subject to the provisions of Section 5 of this
Article of the Constitution, be elected in Baltimore City
and in each county, by the qualified voters of the city
and of each county, respectively, [except that in the
First and Second Judicial Circuits the said Judges of the
several Courts shall be elected by the qualified voters
in each respective Judicial Circuit as hereinafter
provided,] all of the said Judges to be elected 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. 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.
SECTION 2. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, (Three-fifths
of all the members elected to each of the two Houses
concurring), That the following be and the same is hereby
proposed as an amendment to Section 21 of Article IV -
Judiciary Department, of the Constitution of Maryland,
the same, if adopted by the legally qualified voters of
the State, as herein provided, to be removed from the
Constitution of Maryland.
SECTION 3. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, (Three-fifths
of all the members elected to each of the two Houses
concurring). That the following be and the same [(is]]


 
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