Section 12-4A-1

Appointment of court personnel.

The Supreme Court and the courts of appeal may employ sufficient personnel to carry out their constitutional duties payable from any funds appropriated or available to such courts. The Supreme Court, after consultation with the presiding judges of the courts of appeal, may provide, by order or rule, for the appointment, qualifications, and duties of the State Law Librarian, the Reporter of Decisions of the Supreme Court and the courts of appeal, and the personnel for the security, maintenance, and operation of the State Judicial Building, State Law Library, and the Office of Reporter of Decisions. The Supreme Court and the courts of appeal may each respectively provide, by order or rule, for the appointment, qualifications, and duties of any personnel employed by each court. The Supreme Court and the courts of appeal shall consult with the Administrative Office of Courts in promulgating the procedures for the appointment of employees under this chapter and shall fix all salaries under the State Judicial Personnel System.

(Acts 1992, No. 92-563, p. 1171, §1.)