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his election, and until his successor is elected and
qualified, and be re-eligible, subject to be removed for
wilful neglect of duty or other misdemeanor in office, on
conviction in a Court of Law. In case of a vacancy in the
office of Clerk of a Circuit Court, the Judges of [said]
THAT Court [shall have power to] MAY fill [such] THE vacancy
until the general election for Delegates to the General
Assembly, to be held next thereafter, when a successor shall
be elected for the term of four years.
26.
The Clerks shall appoint, subject to the confirmation
of the Judges of their respective Courts, as many deputies
under them, as the Judges [shall] deem necessary, to
perform, together with themselves, the duties of the office,
who shall be removable by the Judges for incompetency, or
neglect of duty, and whose compensation shall be [according
to existing, or future provisions of the General Assembly]
DETERMINED BY LAW. In Washington County, all deputy clerks
and other [clerks] EMPLOYEES OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK
shall be appointed [pursuant to] and be removable according
to the merit system procedure established by law for these
deputies and [clerks] EMPLOYEES. All deputy clerks and other
employees of the office of the Clerk of the [Criminal]
CIRCUIT Court [of] FOR Baltimore City, excepting the Clerk,
shall be selected [pursuant to] and be removable according
to [the merit system] A procedure established by law for
[these] THOSE deputies and [clerks] EMPLOYEES. [Any employee
of the office of the Clerk of the Criminal Court of
Baltimore who has been employed for at least six months on
July 1, 1974 shall be a member of the classified service of
the State.]
Article XVIII - Provisions of Limited Duration
1.
Any provision of limited duration adopted pursuant to
Article XIV is set forth below. As each expires, it shall
stand repealed, and no further action shall be required to
remove it from the Constitution.
2.
(A) FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTING THE AMENDMENTS,
PROPOSED BY CHAPTER ___ OF THE ACTS OF 1980 (H.B. 1729)
(OLR3623) OR (S.B. 784) (OLR0746), CONCERNING THE CREATION
OF A CONSOLIDATED CIRCUIT COURT OF BALTIMORE CITY, THIS
SECTION TEMPORARILY IS A PART OF ARTICLE IV - JUDICIARY
DEPARTMENT, §§ 5, 25, AND 26 OF THE CONSTITUTION. THIS
SECTION SHALL EXPIRE (IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE XIV, § 1A
OF THE CONSTITUTION) WHEN, UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF
SUBSECTION (B) OF THIS SECTION, ALL OF THE JUDGES OF THE
SUPREME BENCH OF BALTIMORE CITY WHO ARE SERVING ON DECEMBER
31, 1982 HAVE COMPLETED THEIR THEN EXISTING TERMS, OR
OTHERWISE HAVE VACATED THEIR OFFICES WITHOUT COMPLETING
THOSE TERMS.


 
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