WSR 05-21-071

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ October 12, 2005 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENT TO ARLJ 12 )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-833


The District and Municipal Judges' Association having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendment to ARLJ 12, and the Court having determined that the proposed amendment will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice and further determined that an emergency exists which necessitates an early adoption;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That the amendment as attached hereto is adopted.

(b) That pursuant to the emergency provisions of GR 9 (j)(1), the amendment will be published expeditiously and become effective upon publication.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 12th day of October 2005.
Alexander, C.J.


C. Johnson, J.


Chambers, J.


Madsen, J.


Owens, J.


Sanders, J.


Fairhurst, J.


Bridge, J.


J. M. Johnson, J.



ADMINISTRATIVE RULES FOR COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION (ARLJ)

RULE 12. REGISTRATION BY COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION



(1) All courts of limited jurisdiction shall register with the Administrative Office of the Courts. The registration shall include the name of the court, address, telephone number and the names of judicial officers and the court clerk or administrator. The registration shall include the days of the week and the hours the court is open for business to the public. The official registration must be updated annually by each court on or before July 1 and also within 30 days from the date of any changes in the information previously supplied to the Administrative Office of the Courts.

(2) The failure of a court to register as required by this rule shall not affect in any way the power or authority of a court.

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