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RULE 16-101. GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 16. Court Administration
Chapter 100. Court Administrative Structure
Effective: April 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024
MD Rules, Rule 16-101
RULE 16-101. GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE
<Text of Rule 16-101 effective until June 30, 2024. See, also, Rule 16-101 effective July 1, 2024.>
The administrative structure of the Maryland Judiciary consists of the following:
(a) The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, exercising the administrative powers conferred by the Maryland Constitution, the Maryland Code, and the Maryland Rules and fulfilling the duties imposed thereby;
(b) The Chief Judge of the Appellate Court, exercising the administrative powers conferred upon the Chief Judge by the Maryland Code and the Maryland Rules and fulfilling the duties imposed thereby;
(c) Circuit and County Administrative Judges of the circuit courts, exercising the administrative powers conferred upon them by the Maryland Code and the Maryland Rules and fulfilling the duties imposed thereby;
(d) The Chief Judge and Administrative Judges of the District Court, exercising the administrative powers conferred upon them by the Maryland Constitution, the Maryland Code, and the Maryland Rules and fulfilling the duties imposed thereby;
(e) The Maryland Judicial Council, fulfilling the duties imposed upon the Council by the Maryland Rules and Administrative Orders of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court;
(f) The State Court Administrator and the Administrative Office of the Courts, exercising the administrative powers conferred and fulfilling the duties imposed upon them by the Maryland Code, the Maryland Rules, and Administrative Orders and directives of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court;
(g) The Clerks of the Supreme Court, the Appellate Court, the circuit courts, and the District Court, exercising the administrative powers conferred and fulfilling the duties imposed upon them by the Maryland Constitution, the Maryland Code, and the Maryland Rules;
(h) The court administrators of the circuit courts, exercising the administrative powers conferred and fulfilling the duties imposed upon them by the county or circuit administrative judges; and
(I) The Registers of Wills and, except in Harford and Montgomery Counties, the chief judges of the Orphans' Courts exercising the administrative powers conferred and fulfilling the duties imposed upon them by the Maryland Constitution, the Maryland Code, and the Maryland Rules.
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted June 6, 2016, eff. July 1, 2016. April 21, 2023, eff. nunc pro tunc April 1, 2023.]
MD Rules, Rule 16-101, MD R CTS J AND ATTYS Rule 16-101
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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