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CHAPTER 16-12C

CLERK MAGISTRATES

16-12C-1      Appointment of clerk, deputy clerk as clerk magistrate--Valid in any circuit.
16-12C-2      Educational qualifications of clerk magistrate.
16-12C-2.1      Certification of clerk magistrate-Notice of termination.
16-12C-3      Attendance at institute prerequisite to taking office--Exception.
16-12C-4      Establishment and schedule of clerk magistrate's institutes--Court may require attendance.
16-12C-5      Authority to solemnize marriages--Fees.
16-12C-6      Authority to administer oaths, etc.
16-12C-7      Jurisdiction to issue summonses, warrants.
16-12C-8      Right to counsel in magistrate court.
16-12C-9      Jurisdiction--Committal--Conditions.
16-12C-10      Jurisdiction--Bonds and personal recognizance.
16-12C-11      Jurisdiction--Petty offenses--Acceptance of pleas--Sentencing--Overweight vehicle penalties.
16-12C-12      Jurisdiction--Forfeiture of appearance bonds.
16-12C-13      Jurisdiction--Noncontested proceedings with limited damage amount.
16-12C-14      Record of proceedings before clerk magistrate--Stenographic record--Costs--Appeal.
16-12C-15      Right of appeal to circuit court.


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