N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7A-20

Current through Session Law 2023-151
Section 7A-20 - Clerk; oath; salary; assistants; fees
(a) The Court of Appeals shall appoint a clerk to serve at its pleasure. Before entering upon the clerk's duties, the clerk shall take the oath of office prescribed for the clerk of the Supreme Court, conformed to the office of clerk of the Court of Appeals. The salary of the clerk shall be fixed by the Administrative Officer of the Courts, subject to the approval of the Court of Appeals. The number and salaries of the clerk's assistants, and their bonds, if required, shall be fixed by the Administrative Officer of the Courts. The clerk shall adopt a seal of office, to be approved by the Court of Appeals.
(b) Subject to approval of the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals shall promulgate from time to time a fee bill for services rendered by the clerk, and such fees shall be remitted to the State Treasurer. Charges to litigants for document management and the reproduction of appellate records and briefs shall be fixed by rule of the Supreme Court and remitted to the Appellate Courts Printing and Computer Operations Fund established in G.S. 7A-343.3. The operations of the Court of Appeals shall be subject to the oversight of the State Auditor pursuant to Article 5A of Chapter 147 of the General Statutes.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7A-20

Amended by 2023 N.C. Sess. Laws 103,s. 5-d, eff. 7/21/2023.
Amended by 2021 N.C. Sess. Laws 180, s. 16.12-a, eff. 1/1/2022, and applicable to services rendered on or after that date.
Amended by 2019 N.C. Sess. Laws 243, s. 19-b, eff. 11/6/2019.
Amended by 2002 - 126, s. 2.2.(k), eff. 7/1/2002.
1967, c. 108, s. 1; 1983, c. 913, s. 4.