2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1626 - Continuous session; vacation or absence of judge

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:1626 (2017)

§1626. Continuous session; vacation or absence of judge

A. The juvenile court shall be in continuous session throughout the year. However, each judge shall be entitled to a vacation of one month during each year. Whenever a judge of the juvenile court is on vacation, is absent, or is recused, or for any other reason is prevented from performing his duties as a judge, a retired judge may be assigned according to the rules of the Louisiana Supreme Court regulating assignments of retired judges. The absent, recused, or incapacitated judge will continue to receive his full salary and economic benefits set forth by law.

B. Any retired judge assigned to the juvenile court of East Baton Rouge Parish shall be paid by the state in accordance with Louisiana Supreme Court policy or applicable law.

Acts 1990, No. 158, §1, eff. July 1, 1990; Acts 1991, No. 40, §1; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 145, §1, eff. July 7, 1994.

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