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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 22: Salaries of justices; expenses; practice of law prohibited

[ Text of section effective until January 1, 2017. For text effective January 1, 2017, see below.]

  Section 22. The chief justice shall receive a salary of $181,239 and each associate justice shall receive a salary of $175,984 and the chief justice and each associate justice shall annually receive from the commonwealth upon the certificate of the chief justice the amount of expenses incurred by each of them in the discharge of his duties. Such justices shall devote their entire time during ordinary business hours to their respective duties and shall not, directly or indirectly, engage in the practice of law.

Chapter 211: Section 22. Salaries of justices; expenses; practice of law prohibited

[ Text of section as amended by 2017, 1, Secs. 9 and 13 effective January 1, 2017 until July 1, 2017. See 2017, 1, Sec. 46. For text effective until January 1, 2017, see above. For text effective July 1, 2017, see below.]

  Section 22. The chief justice shall receive a salary of $187,489 and each associate justice shall receive a salary of $182,234 and the chief justice and each associate justice shall annually receive from the commonwealth upon the certificate of the chief justice the amount of expenses incurred by each of them in the discharge of his duties. Such justices shall devote their entire time during ordinary business hours to their respective duties and shall not, directly or indirectly, engage in the practice of law.

Chapter 211: Section 22. Salaries of justices; expenses; practice of law prohibited

[ Text of section as amended by 2017, 1, Secs. 10 and 14 effective July 1, 2017 until January 1, 2018. See 2017, 1, Sec. 47. For text effective until July 1, 2017, see above. For text effective January 1, 2018, see below.]

  Section 22. The chief justice shall receive a salary of $193,739 and each associate justice shall receive a salary of $188,484 and the chief justice and each associate justice shall annually receive from the commonwealth upon the certificate of the chief justice the amount of expenses incurred by each of them in the discharge of his duties. Such justices shall devote their entire time during ordinary business hours to their respective duties and shall not, directly or indirectly, engage in the practice of law.

Chapter 211: Section 22. Salaries of justices; expenses; practice of law prohibited

[ Text of section as amended by 2017, 1, Secs. 11 and 15 effective January 1, 2018 until July 1, 2018. See 2017, 1, Sec. 48. For text effective until January 1, 2018, see above. For text effective July 1, 2018, see below.]

  Section 22. The chief justice shall receive a salary of $199,989 and each associate justice shall receive a salary of $194,734 and the chief justice and each associate justice shall annually receive from the commonwealth upon the certificate of the chief justice the amount of expenses incurred by each of them in the discharge of his duties. Such justices shall devote their entire time during ordinary business hours to their respective duties and shall not, directly or indirectly, engage in the practice of law.

Chapter 211: Section 22. Salaries of justices; expenses; practice of law prohibited

[ Text of section as amended by 2017, 1, Secs. 12 and 16 effective July 1, 2018. See 2017, 1, Sec. 49. For text effective until July 1, 2018, see above.]

  Section 22. The chief justice shall receive a salary of $206,239 and each associate justice shall receive a salary of $200,984 and the chief justice and each associate justice shall annually receive from the commonwealth upon the certificate of the chief justice the amount of expenses incurred by each of them in the discharge of his duties. Such justices shall devote their entire time during ordinary business hours to their respective duties and shall not, directly or indirectly, engage in the practice of law.