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     16-18-5.1.   Temporary waiver of admission requirements for nonresident defense counsel where county is experiencing significant increase in criminal cases. The Chief Justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court may waive any requirement of § 16-18-2 and admit any attorney licensed in the another jurisdiction within the United States, for a period not to exceed one year, for the limited purpose of defending any defendant charged in a county that is experiencing a significant increase in criminal cases such that the resources in that area cannot satisfy the needs of criminal defense if the Chief Justice deems that the waiver is necessary in the interest of the sound administration of justice.

Source: SL 2017, ch 42, § 2, eff. Mar. 13, 2017.


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