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Historic Administrative Directives

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Historic Administrative Directives relate to a past date or were issued only to rescind another directive.
Number
Date
Title/Topic
12/22/2011
Rescinds Administrative Directive No. 108, Third Amendment issued on 4/11/2003. States a Judge is no longer required to file a report of marriage ceremonies performed by that Judge with the Administrative Office of the Courts. Directs a Judge officiating a marriage or civil union ceremony to be responsible for maintaining a copy or the original of the marriage or civil union form.
12/08/2008
Directs that Friday, December 26, 2008 shall be observed as a holiday for Courts and Agencies within the Judicial Branch of Delaware; however, they will remain in operation to the extent that is necessary to provide those same emergency and essential services as are provided on other State holidays.
12/05/2007
Directs Monday, December 24, 2007 to be observed as a holiday for Courts and Agencies within the Judicial Branch of the State of Delaware.
02/22/2007
Honors the memory of President Gerald R. Ford by recognizing July 13, 2007 as a compensatory day for January 2, 2007 for Judicial Branch employees.
12/24/2003
Rescinds Administrative Directive No. 143 and directs each court to manage its personnel funding line to ensure that the court does not have a personnel funding deficit at the end of the current fiscal year.
11/18/2003
Directs that Friday, December 26, 2003 shall be observed as a holiday for Courts and Agencies within the Judicial Branch of Delaware; however, they will remain in operation to the extent that is necessary to provide those same emergency and essential services as are provided on other State holidays.
07/01/2002
Rescinds Administrative Directive No. 138 which declared a Judicial Branch ban on the hiring of personnel, except upon the written approval of the Chief Justice.
12/17/2001
Permits each court in the State and each staff office, at the discretion of the presiding judge or supervisor, to close the court or office for all or part of December 24, 2001 and/or December 31, 2001.
03/02/1998
Rescinds Administrative Directive No. 72 pertaining to pro hac vice admissions.
12/16/1997
Declares Friday, December 26, 1997, as a holiday for State employees.
03/01/1996
Rescinds Administrative Directive No. 85, dated 10/10/90 (ban on hiring).

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