City of Clifton, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Clifton 12-20-1960 by Ord. No. 3319 as Chapter 22 of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Clifton, New Jersey, 1960. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 99.

§ 27-1 Establishment; Judge.

[Amended 7-2-1985 by Ord. No. 4988-85]
There is hereby established a Municipal Court to be known as the "Municipal Court of Clifton." The Judge of the Municipal Court shall be known as the "Judge of the Municipal Court."

§ 27-2 Seal.

The Municipal Court shall have a seal which shall bear the impress "Municipal Court of Clifton."

§ 27-3 Appointment of Judge; qualifications.

[Amended 7-2-1985 by Ord. No. 4988-85]
The Judge of the Municipal Court shall be appointed by the Council. He shall have the qualifications required by law.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 2B:12-1 et seq.

§ 27-4 Term of office of Judge.

[Amended 7-2-1985 by Ord. No. 4988-85]
The Judge of the Municipal Court shall serve for a period of three years from the date of his appointment and until his successor is appointed and qualified, or for such period as is otherwise provided by law.

§ 27-5 Compensation of Judge.

[Amended 7-2-1985 by Ord. No. 4988-85]
The Judge of the Municipal Court shall be compensated by an annual salary to be fixed by ordinance. The compensation so paid to the Judge of the Municipal Court shall be in lieu of any and all other fees.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 99, Salaries and Compensation.

§ 27-6 Powers, duties and jurisdiction.

[Amended 7-2-1985 by Ord. No. 4988-85]
The Municipal Court and the Judge of the Municipal Court shall have, possess and exercise all the functions, powers, duties, authority and jurisdiction conferred by the provisions of Chapter 264 of the Laws of 1948, and the amendments thereof and supplements thereto,[1] or as provided by any other law.
[1]
Editor's Note: Chapter 264 of the Laws of 1948 was repealed by P.L. 1993, c. 293. See now N.J.S.A. 2B:12-1 et seq.

§ 27-7 Municipal Court Director.

[Added 7-6-1965 by Ord. No. 3630; amended 1-5-1993 by Ord. No. 5614-93]
A. 
The office and employment of Municipal Court Director be and the same is hereby created and established.
B. 
The Municipal Court Director of the City of Clifton shall be appointed by the City Manager in the unclassified service and shall be subject to the supervision and control of the City Manager.