Section 12-2-131

Confidential secretaries for associate justices and supernumerary justices - Appointment, compensation, etc.

Each associate justice of the Supreme Court and each supernumerary justice of said court, while serving at the request of the Governor or Chief Justice, is hereby authorized to appoint and employ a confidential secretary, who shall serve at the pleasure of the associate justice or supernumerary justice. Such confidential secretary shall be subject to the Merit System Act only as to the pay plan.

(Code 1896, §3842; Code 1907, §5968; Code 1923, §10304; Acts 1936-37, Ex. Sess., No. 207, p. 246; Code 1940, T. 13, §47; Acts 1955, No. 165, p. 412.)