Proposed Amendments to North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative Rule 20 - Magistrates - Qualifications, Authority, Education and Procedures
On July 21, 2008, the Court Services Administration Committee filed a Petition with proposed amendments to North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative Rule 20 – Magistrates, requiring admission as an attorney in North Dakota as a qualification for magistrates. The Supreme Court issued a Notice of Comment on July 23, 2008, which permitted written comments to be filed. All written comments received were referred to the Court. The Court considered the matter, and
ORDERED,that proposed amendments to Administrative Rule 20, as further amended by the Court, are ADOPTED effective January 1, 2009.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened September 24, 2008, 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.