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Law increases judges’ salaries

Law increases judges’ salaries

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by March 31, 2017 Top Stories

By: L.N. Reklai

March 30, 2017 (Koror, Palau) Citing implementation of the 14th Constitutional Amendment mandating separation of an Appellate Court, a bill signed into law sets salaries for the new Appellate justices but also increased compensation for all other justices. [/restrict]

The now RPPL 10-03 sets the salary of the Presiding Justice of the Trial Division at not less than $70,000 and no more than $85,000 a year.  It also set salaries of the Associate Justice of the Trial Division at not less than $60,000 and no more than $80,000.

Furthermore, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division will receive annual salary of not less than $60,000 and no more than $85,000.

Chief Justice shall receive an annual salary not to exceed $90,000. [/restrict]

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