The High Court shall provide for the appointment of a Judicial Council which shall
serve in an advisory capacity only. The Judicial Council shall give continuing consideration to the administration of justice in the courts of the Territory. It shall make reports and recommendations biennially to the High Court. The Chief Justice shall be a member and chairperson of the Judicial Council. The High Court shall appoint, from time to time, other members as it considers necessary to be fairly representative, with a minimum number of 7, whose terms shall be in accordance with the rules of the High Court. The members of the Judicial Council shall include lay people as well as judges and lawyers. The members of the Judicial Council shall receive no compensation for their service, but they shall be reimbursed for their traveling and other expenses incidental to attending meetings.History: 1978, PL 15-104 § 1.