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Legislative action that proposed this amendment: SJR5 1967 Regular Session

Disposition: This amendment took effect following voter ratification. You may read the resulting 1969 Utah Constitution here.

Enacts article 8 section 28


The Legislature may provide uniform standard for mandatory retirement and for removal of judges from office. Legislation implementing this section shall be applicable only to conduct occurring subsequent to the effective date of such legislation. Any determination requiring the retirement or removal of a judge from office shall be subject to review, as to both law and facts, by the Supreme Court.

This section is additional to, and cumulative with, the methods of removal of justices and judges provided in Sections 11 and 27 of this Article.