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EDITOR'S NOTE: The provisions of R.C. § 1901.01 established the Chardon Municipal Court which, pursuant to R.C. § 1901.02, has territorial jurisdiction within Geauga County. The powers, duties and proceedings of the Court are established by R.C. Chapter 1901. R.C. § 1901.25 provides that the Municipal Court may provide by rule how jurors shall be chosen. Jurors' fees in any criminal case involving the violation of a Municipal ordinance shall be paid out of the Municipal Treasury. The Municipal Court, pursuant to R.C. § 1901.26(A), may establish a schedule of fees and costs to be taxed in any action or proceeding, whether civil or criminal. R.C. § 1901.31(F) provides that fines received for violation of Chardon ordinances shall be paid into the Municipal Treasury. Rule 13 of the Ohio Traffic Rules as promulgated by the Ohio Supreme Court provides that a court must establish a Traffic Violations Bureau and specifies certain restrictions as to the designated offenses and schedule of fines to be accepted as waiver payment in lieu of court appearance. Rule 11 of the Rules of Superintendence for Municipal and County Courts also prescribes a violations bureau for minor misdemeanors.
There are no sections in Chapter 161 . This chapter has been established to provide a place for future legislation and for cross references.
Release of court clerk's liability for loss of funds - see R.C. § 131.18 et seq.
Municipal court - see R.C. Ch. 1901
Power to establish schedule of fees and costs - see R.C. § 1901.26
Bond for court clerk required - see R.C. § 1901.31(D)
Juvenile court jurisdiction; arrest of child - see R.C. § 2151.01, 2151.23, 2151.25
Notification of director of liquor law convictions - see R.C. § 4301.991
Record of traffic violations - see R.C. § 4513.37
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF CHARDON