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      CCRP 953     


Art. 953.  Authority of indigent defender board in emergency sessions of court

The district public defender, or regional director, where applicable, of the affected court conducting emergency sessions of court outside of its parish or territorial jurisdiction pursuant to Article 944 shall retain the authority for the appointment of attorneys residing in either the parish or territorial jurisdiction of the affected court or in the host jurisdiction to represent indigent defendants in the host jurisdiction that would otherwise have been exercised in the affected court.

Acts 2005, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 52, §1, eff. Dec. 6, 2005; Acts 2007, No. 307, §10.

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