City of Bordentown, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Bordentown 12-28-1948. Sections 21-4, 21-5, 21-6 and 21-7 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Attorney, Prosecutor and Public Defender — See Ch. 7.
Indemnification of employees — See Ch. 45.
A Municipal Court for the City of Bordentown, New Jersey, is established, as of January 1, 1949, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 264 of the Laws of 1948, as supplemented.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 2A:6-1 et seq.
The name of the Municipal Court shall be the "Municipal Court of City of Bordentown, New Jersey."
The Municipal Court shall have a Seal which shall bear the impress of the name of the court.
[Amended 12-24-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-5]
There shall be a Municipal Court Judge of said Municipal Court, who shall be appointed by the Board of City Commissioners and who shall serve for a term of three years from the date of his appointment and until his successor is appointed and qualified.
[Amended 12-24-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-5]
The Municipal Court Judge shall receive an annual salary as stated in the Annual City Salary Ordinance.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The Annual City Salary Ordinance is on file at the city offices where it is available for inspection.
[Amended 12-24-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-5]
A. 
Said Municipal Court and the Municipal Court Judge thereof shall have, possess and exercise all the functions, powers, duties and jurisdiction conferred by the provisions of Chapter 264 of the Laws of 1948, as amended and supplemented,[1] or by any other law.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 2A:6-1 et seq.
B. 
Said Municipal Court Judge, in reviewing and ruling on defendants' applications for representation by the Public Defender adopted by the City pursuant to Chapter 7, Attorney, Prosecutor and Public Defender, of this Code, shall have the authority to assess an administrative fee of up to $200 as a condition of granting such applications, which fee shall be applied to help defray the city's costs for the Public Defender's services.
[Added 9-13-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-14; amended 9-25-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-8]
[Amended 12-24-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-5]
The Municipal Court shall be held in the City Hall, City of Bordentown, New Jersey. The Municipal Court shall be in session on the first Friday of each month, beginning at 9:00 a.m., and on the third Friday of each month, beginning at 6:30 p.m., and at such other times as the business of the Court may require, subject to the rules applicable to Municipal Courts.