N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law Section 185.40
Approval by the chief administrator of the courts


1.

The appropriate administrative judge shall submit to the chief administrator of the courts a written proposal for the use of electronic arraignments for a particular court and the precincts under the jurisdiction of that court. If the chief administrator of the courts approves the proposal, installation of an independent audio-visual system may begin.

2.

Upon completion of the installation of an independent audio-visual system, the commission on cable television shall inspect, test and examine the independent audio-visual system and certify to the chief administrator of the courts whether the system complies with the definition of an independent audio-visual system and is technically suitable for the conducting of electronic arraignments as intended.

3.

The use by a court of an approved independent audio-visual system for the purpose of authorized electronic arraignments, shall be for a period of two years from the date of authorization by the chief administrator of the courts.

4.

The chief administrator of the courts may withdraw approval of the authorization at any time. * NB Expired September 1, 1983

Source: Section 185.40 — Approval by the chief administrator of the courts, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CPL/185.­40 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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