Commencing at the next term of office, the probate judge of Autauga county shall be entitled to receive compensation in the form of an annual salary. Such annual salary shall be the amount of the minimum salary prescribed by general law and shall continue for the first three years of such term of office. Thereafter, the minimum annual salary of the probate judge of Autauga county shall be 90 percent of the annual compensation and allowance paid the presiding circuit judge of the 19th judicial circuit or the minimum salary prescribed by general law, whichever is higher. Such salary shall be paid in lieu of all other fees, allowances, and percentages heretofore provided by law, and shall be paid in equal monthly installments out of the general fund in the county treasury.
All fees, commissions, allowances, percentages, and other charges heretofore collected for the use of the judge of probate of Autauga county shall hereafter continue to be collected but shall be paid into the county general fund.