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PART 113. PROCEDURE TO EVALUATE FITNESS OF JUDGES OR JUSTICES WHO BECOME ILL
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113.1 Notice to the Chief Administrator
113.2 Inquiry and action by the Chief Administrator
113.3 to 113.4 [Repealed]
113.5 [Repealed]
113.6 to 113.8 [Repealed]

Section 113.1 Notice to the Chief Administrator

Whenever a judge or justice of the trial courts of the Unified Court System has been unable to fully perform his or her duties for a period of greater than 60 days because of accident or illness, the administrative judge having jurisdiction over the court in which the judge or justice is assigned to sit shall promptly give notice of such inability to perform to the Chief Administrator of the Courts.

Historical Note
Sec. filed Feb. 2, 1982; repealed, filed Oct. 30, 1985; new filed Oct. 30, 1995 eff. Oct. 25, 1995.

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Section 113.2 Inquiry and action by the Chief Administrator

(a) Upon receipt of such notice, the Chief Administrator shall make such inquiry as is necessary to ascertain the reason for the inability to perform, the prognosis for recovery, and the time the judge or justice is expected to be able to return to full performance.

(b) The Chief Administrator, after consultation with the Presiding Justice of the appropriate Appellate Division, may at any time direct a judge or justice who has been unable to fully perform his or her duties for an extended period of time to be examined by a physician selected by the Chief Administrator to ascertain the physical or mental condition of the judge or justice and the prognosis for his or her return to full performance. Except for extraordinary circumstances, any judge who has not fully performed his or her duties for greater than six months because of accident or illness must be examined pursuant to this paragraph.

Historical Note
Sec. filed Feb. 2, 1982; amd. filed Feb. 15, 1984; repealed, filed Oct. 30, 1985; new filed Oct. 30, 1995; amd. filed June 3, 1997 eff. May 21, 1997. Amended (b).

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Section 113.3 to 113.4 [Repealed]

Historical Note
Secs. filed Feb. 2, 1982; repealed, filed Oct. 30, 1985 eff. Nov. 1, 1985.

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Section 113.5 [Repealed]

Historical Note
Sec. filed Feb. 2, 1982; amds. filed: Feb. 15, 1984; July 8, 1985; repealed, filed Oct. 30, 1985 eff. Nov. 1, 1985.

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Section 113.6 to 113.8 [Repealed]

Historical Note
Secs. filed Feb. 2, 1982; repealed, filed Oct. 30, 1985 eff. Nov. 1, 1985.

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