COURTS AND COURT OFFICIALS
MAGISTRATE DIVISION OF THE DISTRICT COURT
1-2207. Magistrates — Term — Removal — Vacancies. (1) The term of office of a magistrate shall be four (4) years. The term of office of a magistrate shall begin on the second Monday of January of the odd-numbered year next succeeding his election.
(2) Vacancies in the office of magistrate shall be filled by appointment pursuant to section 1-2205, Idaho Code.
(3) Any magistrate appointed pursuant to section 1-2205, Idaho Code, and subsection (2) of this section, shall exercise the authority of a magistrate from the date of taking office. A magistrate appointed after the effective date of this act may be removed from office within eighteen (18) months of his appointment by majority vote of all the voting members of the district magistrates commission without cause in accordance with procedures to be established by rules of the Supreme Court.
(4) A magistrate may be removed from office before the expiration of the term to which he was appointed or elected as provided by section 1-2103A, Idaho Code.
[1-2207, added 1969, ch. 104, sec. 7, p. 353; am. 1973, ch. 78, sec. 3, p. 124; am. 1974, ch. 116, sec. 1, p. 1286; am. 1977, ch. 233, sec. 4, p. 695; am. 1979, ch. 149, sec. 2, p. 461; am. 1990, ch. 71, sec. 5, p. 155.]