[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Palmyra 11-23-1948 (Ch. 44 of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
A Municipal Court is hereby established pursuant to Chapter 264, Laws of 1948, as amended by Chapter 394, Laws of 1948, of the State of New Jersey, which Court shall be known as the "Municipal Court of the Borough of Palmyra," and the Judge of said Court shall be known as the "Municipal Magistrate."
Editor's Note: See now N.J.S.A. 2B:12-1 et seq.
Said Court shall have, possess and exercise all the functions, powers, duties and jurisdiction of a Municipal Court as prescribed by said Chapter 264, Laws of 1948, as amended, or as may hereafter be prescribed by law.
Such Municipal Magistrate shall have the qualifications required by law, shall be appointed by the Mayor and Council, shall serve for a term of three years from the date of his appointment and until his successor is appointed and qualified, and shall receive an annual salary of $500, payable quarterly, which compensation shall be in lieu of any and all fees or other compensation.
The costs and fees charged against defendants, when collected, shall become municipal funds and shall be turned over to the custodian of the funds of the municipality. The fines and penalties imposed in said Municipal Court shall be disposed of as prescribed by law.