Township of Teaneck, NJ
Bergen County
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[Ord. No. 3158, 7-26-1988, § 2-6.1.]
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:8-5, there is hereby established a Municipal Court for the Township which shall be known as the "Municipal Court of the Township of Teaneck in the County of Bergen." There shall be a Judge of the Municipal Court appointed by the Council for a term of three years and, except for justifiable cause, may not be removed. The Judge of the Municipal Court shall be an attorney-at-law of the State of New Jersey and shall be paid an annual salary as established by the Salary Ordinance.[1] The Judge of the Municipal Court shall be admitted to practice in this state for a period of no less than five years.
Editor's Note: The Salary Ordinance is on file in the Township offices and may be inspected there during regular business hours.
[Ord. No. 3158, 7-26-1988, § 2-6.2.]
For the purposes only of health, normal vacations and any necessary personal disqualifications, the Judge of the Municipal Court may request any duly admitted attorney-at-law of the State of New Jersey to sit and substitute for him, subject however to other laws and of directives of the Administrative Office of the Court. Compensation for such substitute service shall be determined by the Council pursuant to the then current Township budget.
[Ord. No. 3158, 7-26-1988, § 2-6.3.]
There is hereby created the Office of Clerk of the Municipal Court. The Manager shall appoint the Court Clerk and such additional personnel as required, who shall serve according to law as the Municipal Court staff.
[Ord. No. 3158, 7-26-1988, § 2-6.4.]
On reorganization of the Council, at first organization or following municipal elections, the Judge of the Municipal Court then in office shall complete the term for which he was appointed.