Oklahoma Reports Volume 53-54

Oklahoma Reports Volume 53-54

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...200. was it civil action in the county court for loss than $200. It was contended that, in determining the jurisdiction of the court, the latter section should be construed alone and. as so const: -ued, to mean that the count_v court had no jurisdit-tloiz. of civil causes involving $200 or less. ('oncerning which the court said_: "This section, read by itself..: ive_s color to the contention of defendant. though no opinion is here expressed as to what would be its effect standing alone. But it ' 784 must be read in connection with ihPl' ports of the same act." And then. construing it with the former section. further said: "Reading-the 'two sec.ion, g together. it is clear that the Legislature did not intend to restrict or curtail the county court of any of the jurisdEc'ion conferred upon it by the; (?onstiturtion. The first section provides' that the county courts should have such jurisdiction as had been c"l1fci'1'ul by the ('(-nstitution. and 'such other jurisdiction and powers as are herein ('ul1ftI'l'Pil or may he con'erred by law.' This language indicares that the S'.ll)S9_lll9llt por1ioi;;; of the act were not to be construed as restrictive, II capable of any other construction. Section 2 of the act quoted above (Ines not expressly takn ava_v the jurisdic-tion of the county 0011!" over ainouuts of less than $200. and the first section indicates it was not the intention of the L(.rislature to take avmy any oi' its jurisdiction. It follows that the county court of Comanche county had jurisdiction of this action." Wirth this construction we have no quarrel. but, as section 1977 was omitted from' the compilation of Rev....show more

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  • United States
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