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Title (1851) Acts Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the First Annual and Special Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1851
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1851) Session law from the first legislature of the Utah territory. Organizes government, reenacts laws of Deseret
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1852
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
ARK ark:/87278/s60v8dhv
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716954
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv

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Title Justices of the Peace_page 48
Description 48 be applicable) in an Ordinance in relation to Jload Tax and Supervisors. Approved, February 4, 1852, \ AN ACT IN RELATION TO JUSTICES OF THJJ PEACE. .one justice & ¦ Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative As-ono constaiie semUy of the Territory of Utah, That each Precinct in this in each dia- m ., in •* .. t r ,1 t-» i triet. Territory shall elect one Justice ot the Peace, and one Constable, and the same may be increased in any Precinct by the County Court, whenever they shall deem that the public good requires it; JuAtirea togive ®EG- %' Each Justice of the Peace shall take an oath bond.-? of $ioo@.0f office and give bond with approved securities, in the sum of one thousand dollars, which bond shall be approved by the County Court, and filed in the Clerk's office ; said tuTyVar?cmcoJustices anrl Constables shall hold their offices for the term of two years, and until their successors are elected commissioned and qualified, and they shall be commissioned by the by the Gov. Governor. Duties of the Sec. 3. It shall be the dutyof every Justice of the Peace J»8toeofthe to examine strictly and faithfully into the merits and demerits of all civil and criminal cases which may come before him, and execute justice without respect to persons, or favor, or the technicalities of the law, preserve the public peace; sit in judgment in all cases refered to him, and keep a true record of all proceedings laid before him, and in case of appeal, transmit a copy of the same to the Clerk of the Court to which the appeal is made within five days I from the time the appeal is taken. Jurisdiction of ^ec. 4. Justices of the Peace have jurisdiction over all justices of the cases where the amount in controversy does not exceed peat-?. one }lun(j[re^ dollars; and when the amount claimed ex- ceeds that sum, but by fair credits may be reduced to that amount, Justices may decide cases without process ; but if it shall become necessary to enforce such decisions,they
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716742
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716742