JUDICIARY:  TRANSITION; EFFECTIVE DATE


Section 5.  The three members initially appointed to the judicial selection commission by the governor shall serve for terms of two, four and six years respectively.  The members initially appointed to the commission by the president of the senate and the speaker of the house of representatives shall serve for two years.  The two members initially appointed to the commission by the chief justice of the supreme court shall serve terms of four and six years respectively.  The two members initially elected to the commission by the members of the bar of the State shall serve for terms of four and six years respectively.  The current terms of justices and judges in office shall terminate as heretofore provided by law, subject to earlier termination and removal as provided in Article VI.  The amendments to Article VI shall take effect upon ratification.  The judicial selection commission shall be created no later than April 1, 1979. [Add Const Con 1978 and election Nov 7, 1978]










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