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PART 38. Retention And Disposition Of The Records Of The Courts Of The
Unified Court System
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38.1 Rules of the Chief Administrator of the Courts

Section 38.1 Rules of the Chief Administrator of the Courts.

(a) The Chief Administrator of the Courts, upon consultation with the Administrative Board of the Courts, shall adopt rules providing for the retention and disposition of the records of the courts of the Unified Court System, including (1) schedules for retention of each category of court record, (2) procedures for disposing of court records, (3) procedures for micro-photography of court records, and (4) provisions to ensure the confidentiality of court records sealed or otherwise made confidential by law.

(b) Rules and schedules governing retention and disposition of records of the Court of Appeals and the Appellate Divisions shall be adopted with the approval of the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals and the Presiding Justices of the Appellate Divisions for the records in their respective courts.

Historical Note
Sec. filed July 21, 1989 eff. June 29, 1989.

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