RULE 2. The Joint Session

(A) The Joint Session of this Court shall consist of all of the judges of all of the divisions thereof. Regular meetings of the Joint Session shall be held on the Friday preceding the last Friday of each term of Court, as set forth in Rule 5 hereof. Such meetings of the Joint Session shall be at the call of the Presiding Judge, who, for good cause shown, may fix a date approximating that set forth immediately above. The Presiding Judge shall chair all such meetings. Special meetings of the Joint Session may be held from time to time at the call of the Presiding Judge, and shall be held following the written request of two judges directed to the Presiding Judge. Written notice of regular or special meetings of the Joint Session shall be given to each judge of each division of this Court. A majority of all of the judges of the General Division shall constitute a quorum for meetings of the Joint Sessions, and an affirmative vote of a majority of those present shall be required to carry any order or resolution presented for action at a meeting of the Joint Session.

(B) Minutes of the meeting of the Joint Session shall be recorded by the Secretary, shall be prepared by the secretary, and thereafter be duly authenticated by the Presiding Judge, who shall order the minutes and entries thereon recorded in a journal provided and kept for that purpose only by the Clerk of Courts. Copies of the authenticated minutes of the Joint Session shall be distributed to all of the judges of all of the divisions as soon after the meeting of the Joint Session as practicable. The Clerk of Courts shall also keep a separate journal containing the miscellaneous orders of the Court and a separate journal containing memorials.

(C) Nothing contained herein shall be construed to prohibit separate meetings of any multi-judge division of this Court at the call of the Administrative Judge thereof, as defined in Rule 4 hereof.

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