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237 Pa. Code Rule 185. Appointment to Cases.

Rule 185. Appointment to Cases.

 A.  Appointment. If necessary to assist the juvenile court judge, the president judge or his or her designee may appoint juvenile court hearing officers to hear designated juvenile delinquency matters.

 B.  Prohibited practice. Juvenile court hearing officers shall not engage in practice before the juvenile court in the same judicial district where they preside over juvenile matters.

   Official Note

   Rule 185 adopted April 1, 2005, effective April 1, 2006. Amended April 6, 2017, effective September 1, 2017.

   Committee Explanatory Reports:

   Final Report explaining the provisions of Rule 185 published with the Court’s Order at 35 Pa.B. 2214 (April 16, 2005).

   Final Report explaining the amendments to Rule 185 published with the Court’s Order at 47 Pa.B. 2313 (April 22, 2017).


   The provisions of this Rule 185 amended April 6, 2017, effective September 1, 2017, 47 Pa.B. 2313. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (377940) and (310569).

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