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12-164. Qualifications and assignment of tax judge; qualifications and appointments of judges pro tempore and commissioners assigned to the tax court

A. A judge of the tax court shall be a superior court judge who has been duly selected as provided by law and assigned to the tax court by the presiding judge of the superior court in Maricopa county.

B. In addition to the qualifications prescribed by law for a superior court judge, a judge of the tax court shall demonstrate a willingness to specialize in tax cases and a willingness to serve as a tax judge for at least two years or the remainder of his current term of office, whichever is less.

C. In addition to the qualifications set forth in section 12-142, a judge pro tempore appointed to serve in the tax court by the chief justice of the supreme court pursuant to section 12-141 shall qualify under minimum standards of experience and education in tax law established by the supreme court.

D. In addition to the qualifications set forth in section 12-211, a court commissioner appointed to serve in the tax court by the presiding judge of Maricopa county pursuant to section 12-213 shall qualify under minimum standards of experience and education in tax law established by the supreme court.