3.1006 Temporary associate judges.

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(a) If, for any reason, associate judges are not available at any time for designation in sufficient numbers to constitute the appellate, trial, or land and titles divisions of the High Court, the Chief Justice may designate other persons to act temporarily as associate judges of the High Court. The designation of temporary associate judges shall be made from a panel of persons whom the Governor, upon the recommendation of the Chief Justice, has designated as qualified for temporary service.

(b) Either individually or as a panel, temporary associate judges shall be confirmed by the Senate after recommendation by the Chief Justice and designation by the Governor, in the same manner as the regular 5 associate judges undersubsection (a) of 3.1004.

(c) Temporary associate judges shall be removed from the panel upon attaining the age of 70.

History: 1962, PL 7-36; 1969, PL 11-54;amd 1977, PL 15-6; amd 1979, PL 16-53 § 2.

Amendments: 1977 subsection (b): added; existing material designated subsection (a).

1979 Subsection (c): added.