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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 2: Justices; salaries; expenses; limitation of practice

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

  Section 2. The chief justice shall receive a salary of $170,358 and each associate justice shall receive a salary of $165,087 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 211A: Section 2. Justices; salaries; expenses; limitation of practice

[ Text of section as amended by 2017, 1, Secs. 17 and 21 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 2. The chief justice shall receive a salary of $176,608 and each associate justice shall receive a salary of $171,337 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 211A: Section 2. Justices; salaries; expenses; limitation of practice

[ Text of section as amended by 2017, 1, Secs. 18 and 22 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 2. The chief justice shall receive a salary of $182,858 and each associate justice shall receive a salary of $177,587 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 211A: Section 2. Justices; salaries; expenses; limitation of practice

[ Text of section as amended by 2017, 1, Secs. 19 and 23 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 2. The chief justice shall receive a salary of $189,108 and each associate justice shall receive a salary of $183,837 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 211A: Section 2. Justices; salaries; expenses; limitation of practice

[ Text of section as amended by 2017, 1, Secs. 20 and 24 effective July 1, 2018. See 2017, 1, Sec. 49. For text effective until July 1, 2018, see above.]

  Section 2. The chief justice shall receive a salary of $195,358 and each associate justice shall receive a salary of $190,087 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.