Topics Protection of judges' salaries

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

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Prevents tampering with the salaries of judges for political ends. Can bolster judicial independence. Provisions about protection of the overall judicial budget are included here.




compensation; remuneration

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution explicitly state that judicial salaries are protected from governmental intervention?