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2009-08-19-01

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

RE: Interim Appointment of Chief Magistrate and Associate Chief Magistrate in Beaufort County


ORDER


The judges of the summary courts of South Carolina being a part of the uniform statewide judicial system and pursuant to the provisions of Article V, § 4, South Carolina Constitution,

IT IS ORDERED that Beaufort County Magistrate D.R. Smith is appointed Chief Judge for Administrative Purposes of the Summary Courts for Beaufort County.  Her authority shall include, but not be limited to, the adminis­trative purposes and acts set forth in my Order dated June 17, 2009, designating Chief Judges and Associate Chief Judges statewide.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Beaufort County Magistrate T.L. Hartley is appointed Associate Chief Judge for Administrative Purposes of the Summary Courts for Beaufort County.  Her authority shall include, but not be limited to, the adminis­trative purposes and acts set forth in my Order dated June 17, 2009, designating Chief Judges and Associate Chief Judges statewide.

The provisions of this Order shall become effective October 1, 2009, and shall remain in effect until January 1, 2010, unless amended or revoked by Order of the Chief Justice prior to that date.

  s/Jean Hoefer Toal
Jean Hoefer Toal
Chief Justice

August 19, 2009
Columbia, South Carolina