Township of Winslow, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Winslow 8-28-70 by Ord. No. 0-11-70 as Ch. 5 of the 1970 Code of the Township of Winslow. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This legislation was originally adopted 12-29-48.
A Municipal Court for the Township of Winslow is established as of January 1, 1949, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 264 of the Laws of 1948, as amended and supplemented.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 2A:8-1 et seq.
The name of the Municipal Court shall be the "Municipal Court of Winslow Township."
The Municipal Court shall have a seal which shall bear the impress of the name of the Court.
[Amended 5-28-13 by Ord. No. O-2013-017]
There shall be two (2) Municipal Judges of said Municipal Court, who shall be appointed by the Township Committee and who shall serve for a term of three (3) years from the date of their appointment and until their successor is appointed and qualified.
[Amended 2-23-73 by Ord. No. 0-2-73; 5-28-13 by Ord. No. O-2013-017]
The Municipal Judges shall be compensated by an annual salary as fixed and determined in the Salary Ordinance adopted by the Township Committee, which shall be in lieu of any and all other fees.
[Amended 5-28-13 by Ord. No. O-2013-017]
The said Municipal Court and the Municipal Court Judges thereof shall have, possess and exercise all the functions, powers, duties and jurisdiction conferred by the provision of Chapter 264 of the Laws of 1948, as amended and supplemented, or by any other law.
[Amended 2-23-73 by Ord. No. 0-2-73; 5-28-13 by Ord. No. O-2013-017]
There shall be a Clerk of the Municipal Court, a Deputy Clerk of the Municipal Court and such other necessary clerical employees or assistants required by said Municipal Court, who shall serve for a term of one (1) year from the date of their appointment and until a successor is appointed and qualified. Said Clerk, Deputy Clerk and other clerical help or assistants shall be paid such salary as the governing body shall from time to time fix in the Salary Ordinance. Said Clerk, Deputy Clerk and other clerical help or assistants shall perform such functions and duties as shall be prescribed by law, the rules applicable to municipal courts and by the Municipal Judges, as well as comply with all laws and regulations required for or directed towards the proper performance of their functions and duties.
[Amended 5-28-13 by Ord. No. O-2013-017]
The Municipal Court shall be held in the Township Municipal Building. The Municipal Judges shall sit from 9:30 a.m. until the calendar is completed and at such other times as the business of the Court may require, subject to the rules applicable to municipal courts.
[Added 4-19-94 by Ord. No. 0-5-94]
A. 
A person applying for representation by the Winslow Township Public Defender shall pay an application fee to the Winslow Township Court Administrator as set forth in Chapter 29 of this Code.
[Amended 9-25-18 by Ord. No. O-2018-019]
B. 
The Judges of the Municipal Court of the Township of Winslow may waive this application fee in whole or in part if the Court determines in its discretion that the application fee represents an unreasonable burden on the person requesting such representation.
[Amended 5-28-13 by Ord. No. O-2013-017]