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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Swanton Municipal Court has been established under the provisions of Ohio R.C. 1901.01 et seq., having territorial jurisdiction within Fulton County. The powers, duties and proceedings of the Court are established by Ohio R.C. Chapter 1901. Ohio 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 City ordinance shall be paid out of the City Treasury. The Municipal Court, pursuant to Ohio 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. Rule 18 of the Rules Governing Procedure in Traffic Cases as promulgated by the Ohio Supreme Court provides that a court may 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.
Release of Court Clerk’s liability for loss of funds - see Ohio R.C. 131.18 et seq.
Municipal court - see Ohio R.C. Ch. 1901
Bond for Court Clerk required - see Ohio R.C. 1901.31(D)
Commitment in lieu of fine; credit for time served - see Ohio R.C. 2947.20
Notification to Director of liquor law convictions - see Ohio R.C. 4301.991
Record of traffic violations - see Ohio R.C. 4513.37