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Image 12 of Guide and check list of county governmental organization and county record system, past and present, of Kentucky counties

Part of Kentucky Works Progress Administration Publications

SYNOPSIS OF OFFICES AND BOARDS g I COUNTY COURT CLERK @ a. Term of office--4 years, Ky. Constitution Sec. 99. Q b. Eligible to succeed himself-yes*. Q c. Time limit--none. Q d. Method of removal--Same as County Judge; same as Q C Om]'Y}. II CIRCUIT JUDGE E} a. Term of office--6 years, Constitution Sec. 129. PQ b. Eligible to succeed himself--yes*. [ c. Time limit--none. E d. Method of removal--May be removed from office by the ] governor upon the address of two- 2 thirds of each house of the General .4 Assembly, Constitution Sec. 112; Re- l moval of a judge from his district f vacates the office. Constitution Sec. i 129. A 2-a Master Com issioner (Circuit Court) a. Appointed by-Circuit Judge. g b. Term of office--4 years. T c. How removed--May be removed at any time at , pleasure of court. d. Citation-Kentucky Statute, Sec. 409. . 2-b Court Reporter I a. Appointed by--Circuit Judge. _ b. Term of office--4 years. _ c. How removed--By judge at any time for neglect 2 of duty, misbehavior or incompetence. l. d. Citation--Kentucky Statute, Sec. 4637. ` III CIRCUIT CLERK a. Term of office--6 years, Constitution Sec. 97. T b. Eligible to succeed himselfyes*. c. Time 1imitnone. d- Method of removal-Same as Comm. Atty. . u IV COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY . a. Term of office6 years, Constitution Sec. 97 _i b. Eligible to succeed himse1fyes*. c. Thus limit--none. d. Method of removal--May be removed from office for buying ~ votes, bribery, conviction of felony or high misdemeanor, Constitution Sec. l50. 4-a District Detective a. Appointed by--Commonwealth Attorney. b. Term of office--4 years. c. How removed--By Commonwealth Attorney at any time d- Citation--Kentucky Statute, Sec. 125b-1. 7 3 40637-ClO