Section 43.1 Superior Courts for Drug Treatment
(a) A Superior Court for Drug Treatment may be established in Supreme Court or County Court in any county by order of the Chief Administrator of the Courts following consultation with and agreement of the Presiding Justice of the Judicial Department in which such county is located. A Superior Court for Drug Treatment shall have as its purpose the hearing and determination of criminal cases in the courts of the county that are appropriate for disposition by a drug treatment court.
(b) The Chief Administrator, upon consultation with the Administrative Board of the Courts, shall promulgate such rules as are necessary to regulate operation of each Superior Court for Drug Treatment, and to permit transfer to the court, for disposition, of drug cases that are pending in another court in the same county.
N. Y. Ct. Rules, § 43.1, NY R CHIEF J § 43.1