Township of Plainsboro, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Plainsboro 2-27-1950. Section 10-5 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 10-1 Court established.

A Municipal Court for the Township of Plainsboro in the County of Middlesex is established pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 2A:8-1 et seq., as amended and supplemented.

§ 10-2 Name.

The name of the Municipal Court shall be the "Municipal Court of the Township of Plainsboro in the County of Middlesex."

§ 10-3 Seal.

The Municipal Court shall have a seal which shall bear the impress of the name of the Court.

§ 10-4 Judge of the Municipal Court.

There shall be a Judge of the said Municipal Court, who shall be appointed by the Township Committee and who shall serve for a term of three years from the date of his appointment and until his successor is appointed and qualified.

§ 10-5 Compensation of Judge.

[Amended 3-11-1974; 4-10-1978 by Ord. No. 0-78-7]
The Judge of the Municipal Court shall receive an annual salary to be established by ordinance of the Township Committee and to be paid in the same manner as the salaries of other municipal officers are paid, and which shall be in lieu of all fees, costs and any other allowances whatsoever.

§ 10-6 Functions, powers, duties and jurisdiction.

The said Municipal Court and the Judge thereof shall have, possess and exercise all the functions, powers, duties and jurisdiction conferred by the provisions of N.J.S.A. 2A:8-1 et. seq., as amended and supplemented, or by any other law.

§ 10-7 Sittings of Court.

The Municipal Court shall be held in the place designated by the Township Committee. The Judge shall sit at such times as the business of the Court may require, subject to the rules applicable to municipal courts.