TITLE 2               PUBLIC FINANCE


PART 100            GENERAL PROVISIONS             ISSUING AGENCY:  Public Employees Retirement Association, P. O. Box 2123, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2123

[10-15-97; NMAC - Rn, 2 NMAC 83.100.1, 12-28-00]             SCOPE:  This rule affects the members, former members, retirees, beneficiaries, public employers, the retirement board, and the association under the Judicial Retirement Act.

[10-15-97; NMAC - Rn, 2 NMAC 83.100.2, 12-28-00; A, 9-30-03]             STATUTORY AUTHORITY:  This rule is authorized by NMSA 1978, Section 10-12B-3, as amended.

[10-15-97; NMAC - Rn, 2 NMAC 83.100.3, 12-28-00]             DURATION:  Permanent.

[10-15-97; NMAC - Rn, 2 NMAC 83.100.4, 12-28-00]             EFFECTIVE DATE:  November 1, 1994 unless a different dates is cited at the end of a section.

[10-15-97; NMAC - Rn & A, 2 NMAC 83.100.5, 12-28-00]             OBJECTIVE:  The objective of this rule is to define terms used in the Judicial Retirement Act and its rules and regulations.

[10-15-97; NMAC - Rn, 2 NMAC 83.100.6, 12-28-00]             DEFINITIONS:

                A.            “Judicial agency” means the district courts, the metropolitan courts, the court of appeals, the supreme court, or the administrative office of the courts or the employer that pays the member's salary.

                B.            “Public employer” means any employer covered under any state system or the Educational Retirement Act.

                C.            “Legal representative” means “personal representative” as defined in the Probate Code of New Mexico which includes executor, administrator, successor personal representative, special administrator and persons who perform substantially the same functions under the law governing their status, or an attorney or a person acting pursuant to a power of attorney for a member, retired member or beneficiary.

                D.            “State system” means a retirement program provided for in the Public Employees Retirement Act, Magistrate Retirement Act, or Judicial Retirement Act.

[10-15-97; NMAC - Rn & A, 2 NMAC 83.100.7, 12-28-00; A, 9-30-03]



Pre-NMAC History:  The material in this part was derived from that previously filed with the State Records Center and Archives under:

JRA Rule 100, Definitions, filed on 7-1-92;

JRA Rule 100, Definitions, filed on 11-1-94.