Louisiana - 1\1\1974

Article 5.0 [Last Modified: 6/16/2004 6:38:13 PM]


Section 23.A 0 [Last Modified: 6/16/2004 6:38:11 PM]

Section 23. JUDGEs; Retirement Section 23. (A) Retirement System. Within two years after the effective date of this constitution, the legislature shall provide for a retirement system for JUDGEs which shall apply to a JUDGE taking office after the effective date of the law enacting the system and in which a JUDGE in office at.,that time may elect to become a member, with credit for all prior years of judicial service and without contribution therefor. The retirement benefits and judicial service rights of a JUDGE in office or retired on the effective date of this constitution shall not be diminished, nor, shall the benefits to which a surviving spouse is entitled be reduced.