UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM
490-A:3 Authority Granted.
I. The chief justice of the supreme court, with the advice and consent of the chief justice of the superior court in respect to all matters affecting the superior court, shall have the duties, power and authority to:
(a) Issue rules to provide for the expeditious disposition of all litigated matters, not inconsistent with any rules adopted pursuant to RSA 490:4 and RSA 491:10;
(b) Recommend provisions for adequate staff and personnel, including court administrators and stenographers, to meet increasing case loads;
(c) Recommend in formal oral or written address to each session of the general court such legislation as he deems necessary to improve the administration of justice in New Hampshire;
(d) Issue rules requiring the keeping of regular records as to the number, nature, and disposition of all matters handled by each judge at each level of the court system;
(e) Supervise and direct the work of the court accreditation commission;
(f) Issue such other rules as may be necessary for the improvement of the administration of justice, not inconsistent with any rules adopted pursuant to RSA 490:4 and RSA 491:10.
II. In carrying out the duties imposed by paragraph I, the chief justices may seek the advice and assistance of all persons and bodies interested in the administration of justice in New Hampshire, including, but not limited to, those listed in RSA 490-A:2.
Source. 1971, 459:1, eff. Aug. 29, 1971.