N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R. 14
April 1, 2006
JUDICIAL PLANNING COMMITTEE Administrative
(1) A Judicial Planning Committee is hereby created.
(2)Section 1. Membership.
Membership Members of the Judicial Planning Committee
is pursuant to appointment are
appointed by the Chief Justice with the concurrence of the Court. The Chief Justice
(3) The committee chairman and the membership shall Committee
members serve at the pleasure
of the Chief Justice, for three-year terms, but may be reappointed. A member may not
than three consecutive terms. A former member who served three consecutive terms is eligible
reappointment after a six-year break in service.
(4) The staff for the Judicial Planning Committee shall be provided by the State
(5)Section 2. Duties of the Committee.
Until otherwise directed by the Court, the Judicial Planning The
A. Review existing judicial planning reports and recommendations for continued viability and relevance to the present and future administration and operation of the judicial system.
(a)B. study Study the
present administration and operation of the judicial system and
recommend priorities for improvement; and the environment in which the
(1) gathering and analyzing information relevant to the administration and operation of the judicial system.
(2) reviewing demographic, political, fiscal, technological, and other societal trends that may affect the judicial system.
(3) identifying and assessing challenges confronting the judicial system.
(4) assessing any other information considered useful in identifying present and future changes that will aid in protecting and fulfilling the institutional prerogatives of the judicial system.
(b)C. define, develop and cooperate in
implementing programs and projects as directed by
the Court; Based on its studies and assessments, develop long- and short-term plans
and any other recommendations considered necessary and beneficial to the continued
effective administration and operation of the judicial system.
(c)D. develop a proposed biennial state judicial
master program for consideration of the
Court; Assess demands and expectations of court users and the public regarding the
operation and administration of the judicial system and review and make
recommendations on matters that may affect the public's trust and confidence in the
(d)E. perform functions relating to the evaluation
of grant applications pursuant to a
judicial master program and make recommendations to the Court Review any other
matters referred to it by the Supreme Court.
Section 3. Staffing.
Staffing for the Committee will be provided by the Office of State Court administrator, unless other arrangements are made by the Committee.
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SOURCE: N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R. 14 dated April 7, 1977, formerly N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin.
VIII. Amended effective June 9, 1987; amended effective April 1, 2006 (Supreme Court No.
20060059); amended effective May 1, 2006, to update the rule and incorporate duties of the
Trust and Confidence Implementation Committee formerly established under Administrative
12 (Supreme Court No. 20060123).