2017 ORS 174.113¹
“Judicial department” defined

(1) Subject to ORS 174.108 (Effect of definitions), as used in the statutes of this state “judicial department” means the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, the Oregon Tax Court, the circuit courts and all administrative divisions of those courts, whether denominated as boards, commissions, committees or departments or by any other designation.

(2) Subject to ORS 174.108 (Effect of definitions), as used in the statutes of this state “judicial department” includes:

(a) An entity created by statute for the purpose of giving advice only to the judicial department and that does not have members who are officers or employees of the executive department or legislative department;

(b) An entity created by the judicial department for the purpose of giving advice to the judicial department, if the document creating the entity indicates that the entity is a public body; and

(c) Any entity created by the judicial department other than an entity described in paragraph (b) of this subsection, unless the document creating the entity indicates that the entity is not a governmental entity or the entity is not subject to any substantial control by the judicial department. [2001 c.74 §5]

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Law Review Cita­tions

32 WLR 1 (1996); 34 WLR 219 (1998)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 174—Construction of Statutes; General Definitions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors174.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 174, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano174.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.