The Commission was established under the Judges
Act, to inquire into the adequacy of the salaries and other amounts
payable under the Act and into the adequacy of judges’ benefits
generally. The Commission will report to the Minister of Justice by May 31, 2004.
The Commission invites written
submissions in either official language concerning the matters within the
Commission’s mandate. Written submissions must reach the Commission by December 15, 2003, and must be provided in 10 copies as well as in
electronic format. Copies of written submissions received by the Commission
may be obtained by contacting the Executive Director of the Commission at the
address noted below.
A party intending to file a written submission with
the Commission may also request an opportunity to make a presentation at an
oral hearing. The Commission must be notified by January 23, 2004, of the party’s desire to appear at an oral
hearing. Parties wishing to make comments on the submissions must submit
their comments, also in 10 copies and electronically, by January 23, 2004.