Section 12-17-24

Presiding judges - Supervision of judges and other court personnel.

The presiding circuit judge shall exercise a general supervision of the judges, clerks, registers, court reporters, bailiffs, sheriffs and other court employees of the circuit and district courts within the circuit, except employees of the clerk, and see that they attend strictly to the prompt, diligent discharge of their duties.

(Acts 1915, No. 712, p. 809; Code 1923, §6698; Code 1940, T. 13, §172; Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §2-103.)