Proposed Amendment to North Dakota Rules of Criminal Procedure
On May 4, 2006, the Joint Procedure Committee filed proposed amendments to North Dakota Rules of Criminal Procedure 5, 11, 17, 17.1, and 44, relating to indigent defense. The Joint Procedure Committee requested immediate promulgation of the amendments under N.D.R.Proc.R. Section 6 as the North Dakota Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents became responsible for indigent defense on January 1, 2006. The Court considered the matter, and
ORDERED, the amendments to N.D.R.Crim.P. 5, 11, 17, 17.1, and 44, as further amended by the Court, are adopted effective June 1, 2006.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened May 10, 2006, with the Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable Mary Muehlen Maring, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order. Penny Miller Clerk North Dakota Supreme Court