§ 16.1-69.9:1

Appointment, terms, etc., of substitute judges

(a. Substitute judges shall be appointed by the chief judge of the circuit court having jurisdiction within the district for a term of six years.

(b. [Repealed.]

(c. Each substitute judge shall be appointed to serve every general district court and every juvenile and domestic relations district court within the judicial district for which the appointment is made.

(d. No person shall be appointed under this section until he has submitted his fingerprints to be used for the conduct of a national criminal records search and a Virginia criminal history records search. No person with a criminal conviction for a felony shall be appointed as a substitute judge.


1973, c. 546; 1975, c. 334; 2004, c. 452.


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