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Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 82(c)(1). Jurisdiction of all Magistrates.

Jurisdiction when approved by a majority of the district judges in the district may be granted all magistrates pursuant to Idaho Code, section 1-2208, as follows: 


(A)  All of the matters and actions designated in section 1-2208, Idaho Code, including any proceeding under title 66, chapter 3, Idaho Code relating to the hospitalization of the mentally ill or title 66, chapter 4, Idaho Code, relating to the care of the developmentally disabled; provided that nonattorney magistrates may be assigned only preliminary proceedings under this subparagraph in the following cases: 


(1)  Preliminary proceedings under the Child Protective Act, title 16, chapter 16, Idaho Code (in sections 16-1628 through 16-1634) 


(2)  Preliminary proceedings under the Youth Rehabilitation Act, title 16, chapter 18, Idaho Code (in sections 16-1807 through 16-1812) 


(3)  Preliminary proceedings under the termination of Parent-Child Relationship Act, title 16, chapter 20, Idaho Code (in sections 16-2007 and 16-2008) 


(B)  All proceedings under Idaho Code Section 18-8002(4) to determine whether a person refused to take an evidentiary test for concentration of alcohol, drugs or other intoxicating substances when properly requested by a police officer. 


(C)  Those nonattorney magistrates who have been certified by the Supreme Court as having had adequate training and experience may be assigned to all proceedings under the Child Protective Act, title 16, chapter 16, Idaho Code, and the Youth Rehabilitation Act, title 16, chapter 18, Idaho Code. 


(D)  Such order of the district judges stating the jurisdiction of all magistrates shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the clerk's office in each county in the district and published in the Idaho State Bar Desk Book. 


(Amended May 27, 1982, effective July 1, 1982; amended March 30, 1994, effective July 1, 1994.)

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice Jim Jones
Justice Daniel T. Eismann
Justice Roger S. Burdick
Justice Warren E. Jones
Justice Joel D. Horton

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge John M. Melanson
Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J. Huskey



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