Judgement 43 (Ronald Kunne) Tue Sep 28 20:16:32 GMT 1993 By using the sentence: "Unless someone pipes up quickly as a volunteer" the Clerk of the Court effectively choose a successor, as he was obliged to do, according to Rule 386. Judge: David Cogen Judgement: FALSE ----- Justification: From rule 386, and unbiased common sense. > . > . > An Officer may resign at any time, provided he or she appoints a > successor. If an Officer resigns while a Challenger is running for > his Office, the Officer may not appoint a successor, but instead the > Challenger automatically becomes the new Officer. In such a case, > the Vote for the appointment of the Challenger is rendered null and > void. > . > . If Alexx had intended to appoint a successor in that way, he would have said, "I hereby appoint the first person who pipes up as a volunteer as my successor". ----- Appeal: (Ronald) Mon, 04 Oct 93 12:04:40 MET Appellate judges: Wes : David Nichol : Oerjan Decision: Oerjan SUSTAIN JUDGEMENT (received Mon, 4 Oct 1993 16:49:34 +0100) Wes SUSTAIN JUDGEMENT (received Mon, 4 Oct 1993 08:58:10 -0700) Two justices having voted to SUSTAIN JUDGEMENT, the original verdict of FALSE remains the decision.