Township of Washington, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Washington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-8-1964 by Ord. No. 30]

§ 21-1 Court created.

There is hereby created a Municipal Court for Bass River Township and Washington Township, both townships being situate in the County of Burlington and State of New Jersey.

§ 21-2 Presiding Judge; salary.

Said Municipal Court shall be presided over by a single Judge appointed by the Governor of the State of New Jersey, who shall receive a total salary for so serving of $650, with said salary to be paid through payment by the Township of Bass River of 10/13ths of said salary and by the Township of Washington of 3/13ths of said salary.

§ 21-3 Apportionment of collected fines and fees.

All fines, costs and fees collected by said Court shall be apportioned to the Township of Bass River and the Township of Washington on the same ratio as each municipality contributes to the total expense of maintaining said Court pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:8-33.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Repealed by L. 1979, c. 396; see now N.J.S.A. 2C:46-4.

§ 21-4 Court Clerk.

There shall be one Municipal Court Clerk for said Municipal Court of the Townships of Bass River and Washington, which Clerk shall be appointed by resolution of the Township Committees of each of said Townships and shall be paid by said Townships a total salary of $650 payable 10/13ths by the Township of Bass River and 3/13ths by the Township of Washington. Said clerk shall be appointed for a term of three years from the date of appointment, and said Municipal Court Clerk shall assume for the aforementioned pay all duties within said Townships of both Court Clerk and Violations Clerk.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 2B:12-11 et seq. regarding appointment of the Municipal Court Administrator.
[Adopted 10-6-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-04]

§ 21-5 Application fee; waiver.

Any person applying for representation by the Municipal Public Defender shall pay an application fee of $50 for said representation. The Municipal Judge, upon considering the application, may waive any portion of this application fee if in his discretion he finds the same to be an unreasonable burden on the person seeking representation.