Courts and Civil Procedure – Courts

Court Administration

SECTION 8-15-3.1

§ 8-15-3.1. Chief justice – Power to assign magistrates.

The Chief justice of the supreme court has the power to assign any magistrate of the superior court, family court, district court, or traffic tribunal to any court or tribunal of the unified judicial system with the consent of the presiding justice, chief judge, and/or chief magistrate of the relevant courts. When a magistrate is so assigned, he or she shall be vested, authorized, and empowered with all the powers belonging to the magistrates of the court to which he or she is specially assigned.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 415, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 197, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 200, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 73, art. 3, § 10; P.L. 2011, ch. 292, § 2.)