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INDEX TO THE PUBLIC LOCAL LAWS,

Chap.

Sec.

ALLEGANY

COUNTYŚ Magistrates courts in, abolish-

ed,

77

1

After 1st May a single justice of the

peace of, to have original jurisdiction in all
cases which they now have, when the debt

does not exceed $100; and in all cases

heard, etc. and determine before any single

justice when the debt, etc. determined to
be due exceed $50, the said justices are

authorised to charge double the fees now

allowed to a single justice of the peace in

like cases under $50; each parly to have

same right of appeal to county court, etc.

as is now allowed from judgments of single

justices of the peace,
A single justice of the peace to have ju-

"

2

risdiction in assault and battery when ca-

mages do not exceed $20, and when a

warrant is demanded in civil cases of as-

sault and battery, party demanding war-

rant to stale amount of damages claimed,

amount to be inserted in warrant before is-

suing,

"

3

All constables bonds to be taken in, to

be taken in penal sum of $2, 000, and all

constables bonds taken under act of 1835,

ch. 201, etc. made valid,

"

4

Chief justices of magistrates courts in,
to deliver to clerk of, dockets kept by them
within 30 days after the act goes into ope-

ration,

"

5

Commissioners of, to publish the act for

three successive weeks, etc.

"

6

All cases depending in magistrates courts,

etc. which would be within the jurisdiction

of single magistrates under this act, to be

transferred to some justice of the peace in

the district where the case may be depending

to be by him heard, etc. and all cases de-

pending as aforesaid, which would not be

within the jurisdiction of single justices, to
be transferred to the county court and be

heard, etc.

"

7

The 4th sec. of the act of 1838, ch. 316,

for electing commissioners of, repealed, and

county commissioners to hold annual Fe-



 
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