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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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Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
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Title Chapter 97_page_137
Description OF UTAH. 137 See. 34.-The City Council shall have exclusive power within the city, by ordinance, to license, regulate or restrain the keeping of ferries and toll bridges; to regulate the Police of the city; to impose fines, forfeitures and penalties for the breach of any ordinance, and provide for the recovery of such fines and forfeitures and the enforcement of such penalties; and to pass such ordinances aa may be necessary and proper for carrying into effect and execution the powers specified in this act: Provided, such ordinances are not repugnant to the Constitution of t,he United States or the laws of this Territory. Sec. 85.-All ordinances passed by the City Council shall, within one month after they shall have been passed, be published in some newspaper printed in said city, or certified copies thereof be posted up in three of the most public places in the city. Sec. 86.-All ordinances of the city may be proven by the seal of the Corporation; and when printed or published in book or pamphlet form, purporting to be printed or published by the authority of the Corporatiou, the same shall be received in evidence in all Courts and place's, without further proof. 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 criminal 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 other Justices of the Peace in and for said city, by the Governor. Sec. 3S.-The Mayor and Aldermen shall have exclusive jurisdiction in all cases arising under the-ordinances of the corporatron, and shall issue such process as may be necessary to carry said ordinances into execution and effect. Appeals may be had from auy decision or judgment of said Mayor or Aldermen, arising under the ordinances of said city, to the Municipal Court, under such regulations as maybe 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 Municipal Court to the Probate Court of Utah 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 maybe 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 alley, the Cvporation 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 ascertained by a jury of six disinterested men, who shall be inhabitants of the city. -• " ¦¦"'•• ' ;. Sec. 43.-All jurors, empannelled 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 Mayor their inquest in writing, signed by each juror. Sec. 44.-In case the Mayor shall, at any time, be guilty of a palpable omission of duty, or shall wilfully and corruptly be guilty of oppression, malconduct or partialitj in the discharge of the duties of his office, he shall be liable to indictment in the Probate Court of Utah 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 upon the streets or other public works until the same shall be fully paid,
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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
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Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717099
Reference URL