2014 Tennessee Code
Title 8 - Public Officers And Employees
Chapter 36 - Retirement Benefits
Part 8 - Reemployment After Retirement
§ 8-36-807 - Assignment of certain retired attorneys general to sit as state judges -- Jurisdiction -- Compensation -- Certification of dates of service.

TN Code § 8-36-807 (2014) What's This?

(a) The chief justice of the supreme court shall likewise be empowered to assign and designate any retired attorney general to sit as judge and hold any court in the same manner, for the same purpose and such person shall have the same authority, duty and jurisdiction as any retired state judge is authorized to perform or exercise under the provisions of ยง 8-36-806.

(b) A retired attorney general assigned and designated to sit and perform the duties and functions of a judge shall have served at least twenty-four (24) years as an attorney general prior to retirement, and jurisdiction shall be limited and restricted to habeas corpus cases and such cases as may arise under any Post Conviction Procedure Act, compiled in title 40, chapter 30, part 1.

(c) Such person's compensation hereunder shall include such person's retirement allowance, plus the difference between such person's retirement allowance and the amount that person would receive if that person were an active or regular judge of the same court.

(d) The chief justice shall certify to the administrative director of the courts the date on which such service commences, and the date on which such service terminates.

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