Legislative Directory of the Legislature

Legislative Directory of the Legislature

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...The legislature may increase the number of district judges in any judicial district, and they shall be elected as other district judges. At its first session after the publication of the census of the United States in the year nineteen hundred and twenty, and at the first session after each United States census thereafter, the legislature may rearrange the districts of the state, increase the number thereof and make provision for a district judge for any additional district. Sec. 17. Each judge of the district court shall receive an annual salary of four thousand five hundred dollars, payable quarterly by the state. Sec. 18. No judge of any court nor justice of the peace shall, except by consent of all parties, sit in the trial of any cause in which either of party shall be related to him by affinity or consanguinity within the degree of first cousin, or in which he was counsel, or in the trial of which he presided in any inferior court, or in which he has an interest. Sec. 19. No judge of the supreme or district courts shall be nominated or elected to any other than a judicial office in this state. Sec. 20. All writs and processes shall issue, and all prosecution shall be conducted in the name of "The State of New Mexico." Sec. 21. Justices of the supreme court in the state, district judges in their respective districts and justices of the peace in their respective counties, shall be conservators of the peace. District judges and justices of the peace may hold preliminary examinations in criminal cases. Sec. 22. Until otherwise provided by law, a county clerk shall be each county who shall, in the which he is elected, perform a ties now performed by the clerks e i3 trict courts and clerks of th 0bal courts. Sec. 23. A probate court is...
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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236542754
  • 9781236542755