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198. Precedence and seniority of Judges of the ADGM Courts.

(1) The Chief Justice is a member of the judiciary and of the Courts.
(2) When sitting in the Court of Appeal, the Justices of Appeal shall rank after the Chief Justice and, among themselves, according to the priority of the dates on which they respectively became Judges of the ADGM Court, or if two or more of them became Judges of the ADGM Court on the same date, priority shall be determined according to the date when each Judge became a judge of his national or State (as the case may be) court of first instance.
(3) When sitting in the Court of First Instance, the Justices of First Instance shall rank next after the Justices of Appeal and, among themselves, according to the priority of the dates on which they respectively became Judges of the ADGM Courts, or if two or more of them became Judges of the ADGM Court on the same date, priority shall be determined according to the date when each Judge became a judge of his national or State (as the case may be) court of first instance.
(4) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), when not sitting in either the Court of Appeal or the Court of First Instance, Judges of the Courts have the same rank, save that seniority shall be according to the dates on which they became Judges of the ADGM Courts.