Rule 1-203. Responsibilities of the presiding officer.

Intent:

To identify the responsibilities of the Chief Justice as the presiding officer of the Council.

Applicability:

This rule shall apply to the judiciary.

Statement of the Rule:

It is the responsibility of the presiding officer to:

(1) preside at meetings of the Council;

(2) supervise the implementation of Council policies;

(3) serve as chief spokesperson for the judiciary;

(4) supervise the state court administrator;

(5) supervise the administration of the judiciary;

(6) approve the establishment of and appointment to positions subordinate to the state court administrator; and

(7) perform such other duties as prescribed by law or delegated by the Council.