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12-146. Qualifications of court of appeals judge pro tempore; residence; salary; exclusion from retirement provisions

A. A judge pro tempore of the court of appeals shall be:

1. Not less than thirty years of age.

2. Of good moral character.

3. Admitted to the practice of law in this state for not less than five years next preceding his appointment.

4. A resident of this state for not less than five years next preceding his appointment.

B. A judge pro tempore may be appointed to serve in the division of his residence or in a division of which he is not a resident.

C. The salary of a judge pro tempore shall be paid for the period of his appointment based on an annual salary equal to that of a judge of the court of appeals. A judge pro tempore may agree in advance to donate any or all of his services.

D. Judges pro tempore are not subject to any provision of law relating to the retirement of judges.