2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 34 - Court Structure and Administration
Article 5 - Court of Appeals
Section 34-5-4 - Court of appeals; vacancy in membership.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 34-5-4 (2019)

If a vacancy in the membership of the court of appeals other than by expiration of a term shall occur, the governor shall fill the vacancy by appointment of a qualified person to serve until December 31 following the next general election, or for the remainder of the unexpired term, whichever is the longer period.

History: 1953 Comp., § 16-7-4, enacted by Laws 1966, ch. 28, § 4; 1973, ch. 136, § 1.


Cross references. — For filling vacancy, see N.M. Const., art. VI, § 28.

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