2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 10 - MAGISTRATE COURTS
ARTICLE 2 - MAGISTRATES
§ 15-10-25 - Training requirements; payment of training costs
. Training requirements; payment of training costs
(a) All magistrates shall periodically satisfactorily complete a training course as provided in Article 8 of this chapter. All senior magistrates shall periodically satisfactorily complete a training course as provided in Code Section 15-10-223
(b) The Georgia Magistrate Courts Training Council shall keep records of training completed by magistrates and senior magistrates.
(c) Subject to the provision of Code Section 15-10-24
, if any magistrate or senior magistrate does not satisfactorily complete the required training in any year, the Georgia Magistrate Courts Training Council shall promptly notify the Judicial Qualifications Commission which shall recommend removal of the magistrate from office unless the Judicial Qualifications Commission finds that the failure was caused by facts beyond the control of the magistrate or senior magistrate.
(d) The reasonable costs and expenses of such training shall be paid by the county governing authority from county funds.
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