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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Chapter 96_page_134
Description 134 LAWS OF UTAH. Sec. 37.-The Mayor and Aldermen shall be Conservators of the Peace within the limits of the city, and shall have all the powers of Justices of the Peace therein, both in civil and criminar'cases arising under the laws of the Territory. They shall, as Justices of the Peace within the limits of said city, perform the same duties, be governed by the same laws, and give the same bonds and securities as other Justices of the Peace, and be commissioned, as Justices of the Peace in and for said city, by the Governor. Sec. 38.-The Mayor and Aldermen shall have jurisdiction in all cases arising under the ordinances of the Corporation, and shall issue such process as may be necessary to carry said ordinances into execution and effect. Appeals may be had from any decision or judgment of said Mayor or Aldermen, arising under the ordinances of said eity, to the Municipal Court under such regulations as may be prescribed by ordinance, which Court shall be composed of the Mayor as Chief Justice, and the Aldermen as Associate Justices; and from the final judgment of the Mubicipal Court to the Probate Court of Iron county, in the same manner as appeals are taken from Justices of the Peace: Provided the parties litigant shall have a right to a trial by a jury of twelve men, in all cases before the Municipal Court. The Municipal Court shall have power to grant writs of habeas corpus and try the same in all cases arising under the ordinances of the City Council. Sec. 39.-The Municipal Court may sit on the first Monday of every month, and the City Council at such times and places as may be prescribed by city ordinance, special meetings of which may at any time be called by the Mayor or any two Aldermen. Sec. 40.-All process issued by the Mayor, Aldermen or Municipal Court shall be directed to the Marshal; and in the execution thereof he shall be governed by the same laws as are or may be prescribed for the direction and compensation of Constables in similar cases. The Marshal shall also perform such other duties as may be required of him under the ordinances of said city, and shall be the principal ministerial officer. Sec. 41.-It shall be the duty of the Recorder to make and keep accurate records of all ordinances made by the City Council and of all their proceedings in their Corporate capacity, which record shall at all times be open to the inspection of the electors of said city, and shall perform all other duties as may be required of him by the ordinances of the City Council, and shall serve as Clerk of the Municipal Court. Sec. 42.-When it shall be necessary to take private property for opening, widening or altering any public street, lane, avenue or alleys, the Corporation shall make a just compensation therefor, to the person whose property is so taken; and if the amount of such compensation cannot be agreed upon, the Mayor shall cause the same to be ascertained by a jury of sis disinterested men, who shall be inhabitants of the city. Sec. 43.-All jurors, ernpannelled to inquire into the amount of benefits or damages that shall happen to the owners of property so proposed to be taken, shall first be sworn to that effect, and shall return to the Maypr their inquest in writing, signed by each juror. Sec. 44.-In case the" Mayor shall, at any time, be guilty of any palpable omission-, of duty, or shall wilfully or corruptly be guilty of oppression, malcbnduct, or partiality <£ in the discharge of the duties of his office, he shall be liable to indictment in the Pro-; bate Court of Iron county; and, on conviction, he shall be liable to fine and imprisonment; and the Court shall have power, on the recommend of the jury, to add to the judgment of the Court that he be removed from office. Sec. 45.-The City Council shall have power to provide for the punishment of offenders and vagrants by imprisonment in the county or city jail, or by compelling them to labor on the streets or other public works until the same shall be fully paid, in all cases where such offender or vagrants shall fail or refuse to pay the fines and forfeitures which may be recovered against them. Sec. 46.-The inhabitants of Cedar City shall, from and after the next ensuing two years from the first Monday in March next, be exempt from working on any road or roads beyond the limits of said city. But all taxes devoted to road purposes shall, from and after said term of two years, be collected and expended, by and under the direction of the Supervisor of Streets within the limits of the city. Approved Feb. 10, 1852.
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717096
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717096