[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Haledon 11-15-1948 by Ord. No. 366 (Ch. 9 of the 1984 Code); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
A Municipal Court for the Borough is established as of 11-15-1948, pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 2B:12-1 et seq., as amended and supplemented.
The name of the Court shall be the "Municipal Court of the Borough of Haledon, Passaic County, New Jersey."
The Municipal Court shall have a seal which shall bear the impress of the name of the Court.
The Municipal Court and the Judge thereof shall have, possess and exercise all the functions, powers, duties and jurisdiction conferred by the provisions of N.J.S.A. 2B:12-1 et seq., as amended and supplemented, or by any other law.
There shall be a Judge of the Court who shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Council, who shall serve for a term of three years from the date of his appointment and until his successor is appointed and qualified.
There shall be a Municipal Court Administrator who shall serve for a term of three years from the date of his appointment and until his successor is appointed and qualified. He shall perform such functions and duties as are prescribed for him by law, the rules of the courts and the Judge.
The Judge of a Municipal Court may designate, in writing, an Acting Administrator or Deputy Administrator to serve temporarily for an absent Administrator or Deputy Administrator until the absent Administrator or Deputy Administrator returns or a new Administrator or Deputy Administrator is appointed. The Acting Administrator or Acting Deputy Administrator shall be paid at a rate established by the Judge but not exceeding that established for the Administrator or Deputy Administrator.
The Court shall be held as the business of the Court may require, subject to the rules applicable to Municipal Courts.