Administrative Rule 11 - AUTHORITY OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE

Effective Date: 12/4/2006

1. The Chief Justice shall exercise all administrative authority of the Chief Justice pursuant to Sections 3 and 11 of Article VI of the North Dakota Constitution.

2. The Chief Justice may exercise authority concurrent with and shall have supervision over the Clerk of the Supreme Court in all matters pursuant to N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R. 5.

3. The Chief Justice shall sign and execute on behalf of the Supreme Court any order directed to be entered by the Court.

4. The Chief Justice may designate any Justice or Justices of the Supreme Court as Administrative Justice or Justices to act in the absence, disqualification, or at the direction of the Chief Justice.An Administrative Justice, in the absence, disqualification, or at the direction of the Chief Justice, shall have the administrative authority of the Chief Justice.

5. The Chief Justice shall designate a presiding judge, elected under N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R. 2, who shall have the administrative authority of the Chief Justice in the event the Chief Justice and all the Justices of the Supreme Court are incapacitated and unable to act. In the event the designee is incapacitated, the district judge with the longest service as a district judge shall have the administrative authority of the Chief Justice.

Dated: December 4, 2006.

SOURCE: N.D. Const., Art. VI, Sec. 3 and 11; AR 11 Emergency Rule Adopted January 24, 1980; Permanent Rule Adopted March 4, 1980.

[Adopted as emergency rule January 24, 1980; readopted March 4, 1980; amended effective March 14, 1985; amended effective December 4, 2006.]

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