SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY

It is ORDERED that the attached amendments to Rules 1:33-4 and 2:13-1 of the Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey are adopted to be effective immediately.

For the Court,

Stuart Rabner

Chief Justice

Dated: October 8, 2013

1:33-4. Assignment Judges; Presiding Judge for Administration of the Appellate Division

(a) … no change

(b) … no change

(c) … no change

(d) … no change

(e) … no change

(f) … no change

(g) The Presiding Judge for Administration of the Appellate Division, with the assistance of the Deputy Presiding Judge for Administration, shall have responsibility for the administration of the Appellate Division subject to the direction of the Chief Justice and the rules of the Supreme Court. The Presiding Judge for Administration shall be responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the rules, policies and directives of the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice and the Administrative Director; the responsibilities of the Presiding Judge for Administration shall include all personnel and management matters as are assigned by the Chief Justice or by rule of the Supreme Court, and the Presiding Judge for Administration shall perform such additional duties as may be assigned.

Note: Former rule redesignated R. 1:33-6 October 26, 1983, to be effective immediately. Source—(Current Rule) R.R. 1:29-1, 1:29-1A, 1:29-2, 1:31-1, 3:11-5 (first sentence), 4:41-4(b) (first sentence); caption amended and paragraph (g) adopted November 1, 1985 to be effective January 2, 1986; paragraphs (a) (b) (e) and (f) amended June 29, 1990 to be effective September 4, 1990; paragraph (g) amended October 8, 2013 to be effective immediately.

2:13-1. Presiding Justice or Judge

(a) … no change

(b) Appellate Division. The presiding judge of each part, designated by the Chief Justice, shall preside over its sessions and conferences. If the presiding judge is absent or unable to serve or if none has been designated, the senior judge attending shall serve temporarily as presiding judge. Seniority shall be determined by length of service on the Appellate Division. The Chief Justice shall designate one presiding judge as the Presiding Judge for Administration to be responsible for the administration of the Appellate Division pursuant to R. 1:33-4. The Chief Justice may designate another presiding judge as the Deputy Presiding Judge for Administration.

Note: Source—(Current Rule) R.R. 1:1-4, 1:1-6, 2:1-5, 2:1-8. Paragraph (a) amended November 27, 1974 to be effective April 1, 1975; paragraph (b) amended July 13, 1994 to be effective September 1, 1994; paragraphs (a) and (b) amended July 10, 1998 to be effective September 1, 1998; paragraph (b) amended October 8, 2013 to be effective immediately.