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Title 4 : Judiciary

Chapter 017 : CLERKS OF COURT; COURT AND OTHER RECORDS AND ACCOUNTS

Subchapter 001 : Supreme Court and Superior Court

(Cite as: 4 V.S.A. § 659)
  • § 659. Preservation of court records

    (a) The Supreme Court by administrative order may provide for permanent preservation of all court records by any photographic or electronic or comparable process in accordance with standards that shall be no less protective of the records than the standards established by the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration programs that take into account the quality and security of the records and ready access to the record of any cause so recorded.

    (b) After preservation in accordance with subsection (a) of this section, the Supreme Court by administrative order may provide for the disposition of original court records by destruction or, in cases where the original court record may have historical or intrinsic value, by transfer to the archives of the Secretary of State. (Added 1975, No. 241 (Adj. Sess.), eff. April 7, 1976; amended 1995, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 4(c)(2), eff. May 6, 1996; 2009, No. 91 (Adj. Sess.), § 7; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 41; 2013, No. 67, § 6.)