[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Linwood 12-13-1967 as Ch. 12, Art. I, of the 1967 Code]
A Municipal Court for the City of Linwood, New Jersey, is established as of December 31, 1948, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 264 of the Laws of 1948, and as amended and supplemented.
The name of the Municipal Court shall be the "Municipal Court of the City of Linwood."
The Municipal Court shall have a seal which shall bear the impress of the name of the Court.
There shall be a Municipal Magistrate of said Municipal Court, who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of Common Council, and who shall serve for a term of three years from the date of his appointment and until his successor is appointed and qualified; provided, however, the Police Justice who shall be in office upon this chapter becoming effective, shall be the Municipal Magistrate, and shall continue to be the Municipal Magistrate for a term equal to the balance of the term for which he was originally appointed.
(All salaries of municipal officers and employees shall be in accordance with the current municipal salary ordinance; see Chapter 66, Salaries.)
Said Municipal Court and the Municipal Magistrate 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 or by any other law.
The Municipal Court shall be held in the City Hall.