City of Somers Point, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Somers Point as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Civil service classification — See Ch. 4.
Officers and employees — See Ch. 34.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 55.
[Adopted 12-10-1948 (Ch. 56 of the 1967 compilation)]

§ 10-1 Establishment.

Pursuant to P.L. 1948, c. 264, as amended by P.L. 1948, c. 394,[1] a Municipal Court be and the same is hereby established in and for the City of Somers Point.
[1]
Editor's Note: P.L. 1948, c. 264, as codified as N.J.S.A. 2A:8-1 et seq. was repealed by L. 1993, e. 293, § 6, effective February 15, 1994.

§ 10-2 Name.

[Added 3-14-1991 by Ord. No. 6-1991]
The name of the Court established in § 10-1 shall be the "Municipal Court of Somers Point."

§ 10-3 Applicability of statute.

[Added 3-14-1991 by Ord. No. 6-1991]
The Municipal Court of Somers Point shall exist and function pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:8-1 et seq.
[Adopted 6-8-2000 by Ord. No. 6-2000[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Art. II, Public Defender, adopted 4-14-1994 by Ord. No. 2-1994.

§ 10-4 Fee established.

The City of Somers Point hereby establishes a requirement that any person applying for representation by the Municipal Public Defender with respect to charges before the Somers Point Municipal Court must pay an application fee in the amount of $200.

§ 10-5 Waiver of fee; spread payments.

The Municipal Court of the City of Somers Point may waive the required application fee, in whole or in part, only if the Court determines, in its discretion, upon a clear and convincing showing by the applicant that the application fee represents an unreasonable burden on the person seeking representation. The Municipal Court may permit a person to pay the application fee over a specified period of time not to exceed four months.