Section 12-3-7

Continuation of laws concerning duties, benefits, etc., of supernumerary judges of courts of appeals.

All laws dealing with the eligibility of judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals and the Court of Civil Appeals to assume duties and obligations, and to claim and receive benefits, as supernumerary judges are, as to all persons who were eligible to assume such duties and obligations and claim and receive such benefits as of September 18, 1973, continued in full force and effect, and shall not be repealed by the adoption of this code. But at such time as all persons who became vested with eligibility, either present or prospective, to assume duties and responsibilities, and to claim and receive benefits, as, or in the case of surviving spouses, on account of, supernumerary judges as of September 18, 1973, are deceased, all such laws shall thereupon be repealed.

(Acts 1977, No. 20, p. 28.)