§51-8-10. Law clerks.
Any circuit court heretofore authorized by special act of the
Legislature to appoint a law clerk or law assistant shall continue
to have such authority, and all of the provisions of any such
special act or any other special acts amendatory thereof shall
continue to apply, and any such law clerk or law assistant shall
receive the salary most recently authorized in any such special
act, until changed by such circuit court, with the approval of the
supreme court of appeals, by order entered of record, but such
salary shall be paid out of the state treasury.