In the event the Administrative Office of Courts or the Department of Court Management sponsors any conference or any meeting of members of the judiciary or court-supportive personnel or sponsors a conference or meeting on behalf of any other agency, entity, court or unit of government or any group of individuals involved in projects designed to improve the administration of justice or continuing education, the Administrative Director of Courts or court administrator of the Department of Court Management is authorized to direct the payment for meal meetings of such conferences or meetings and meeting room expenses, as well as other expenses of such conferences or meetings.

(Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §11-103.)