WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the High Court Judges (Leave, Pension and Privileges) Order, 1997 (P.O.No. 3 of 1997), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;
AND WHEREAS Paragraph 2 of the Fifth Schedule to the Constitution relating to the High Court provides that every Judge of a High Court shall be entitled to such privileges and allowances, and to such rights in respect of leave of absence and pension, as may be determined by the President;
Now, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by the aforesaid Paragraph, the President is pleased to make the following Order, namely:–
1. Short title and commencement.–(1) This Order may be called the High Court Judges (Leave, Pension and Privileges) (Amendment) Order, 2014.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Amendment of Paragraph 8, P.O. No. 3 of 1997.–In the said Order, in Paragraph 8, for the words "six months", the words "twelve months" shall be substituted.