Section 12-5-16

Membership of Chief Justice and officers, employees, etc., of Administrative Office of Courts and Department of Court Management in organizations and associations devoted to improvement of justice, etc., authorized; payment of membership dues therefor and for state membership in certain national organizations and associations.

The Chief Justice and officers, officials and employees of the Administrative Office of Courts and Department of Court Management are authorized to join organizations and associations devoted to the improvement of justice or related activities, the administration of justice and improvement of courts or related activities and to be reimbursed their membership dues.

The director is further authorized to pay such dues and to pay membership dues for the state membership in The National Center for State Courts, Conference of Chief Justices, Conference of State Court Administrators, Appellate Judges Conference, National Conference of Appellate Court Clerks, National Conference of Trial Judges and National Conference of Special Court Judges and other similar organizations out of any moneys appropriated to the Administrative Office of Courts or the Department of Court Management.

(Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §11-108.)