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PART 33. Temporary Assignment Of Justices And Judges
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33.0 General
33.1 Temporary assignment of judges to the Supreme Court

Section 33.0 General.

Temporary assignments of judges and justices of the Unified Court System pursuant to article VI, section 26, of the Constitution shall be made by the Chief Administrator of the Courts, in his or her discretion, subject to the Constitution, art. VI, section 28, subdivision b, after determining the need therefor and the advisability thereof consistent with the objectives of the Unified Court System; provided, however, that such temporary assignments shall be made with due regard for the courts from which and to which a temporary assignment is made and with due regard for the official and appropriate interests of the judge being assigned. When made for a period in excess of 20 calendar days, such temporary assignments shall be made by the Chief Administrator in consultation and agreement with the presiding justices of the appropriate appellate divisions on behalf of their respective courts, provided further that if the Chief Administrator and a presiding justice are unable to agree, the matter shall be determined by the Chief Judge.

Historical Note
Sec. filed June 18, 1982; amd. filed May 7, 1997 eff. April 29, 1997.

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Section 33.1 Temporary assignment of judges to the Supreme Court.

In addition to the criteria set forth in section 33.0 of this Part, all assignments to the Supreme Court of judges of courts of limited jurisdiction, other than the Court of Claims, shall be made pursuant to rules promulgated by the Chief Administrator which shall provide for:

(a) minimum standards of judicial service as a prerequisite for consideration;

(b) recommendations by administrative judges, bar associations and others who may have knowledge of the capabilities of the judge under consideration; and

(c) limited terms of assignment and a procedure for evaluation of the qualifications of the judge prior to a designation or redesignation for temporary assignment.

Historical Note
Sec. filed Jan. 21, 1974; renum. 100.1, filed Feb. 2, 1982; new filed June 18, 1982; amd. filed Nov. 15, 1984; repealed, new filed July 12, 1985; amd. filed May 7, 1997 eff. April 29, 1997.

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