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AGO 1963 No. 14 >  February 28, 1963
COURTS - JUSTICE COURTS - 1961 ACT - CRIMINAL CASES - FILING FEES - FINE OR PENALTY - SUSPENSION
COURTS ‑- JUSTICE COURTS ‑- 1961 ACT ‑- CRIMINAL CASES ‑- FILING FEES ‑- FINE OR PENALTY ‑- SUSPENSION (1) In criminal cases in which a filing fee is chargeable in justice courts under § 111, chapter 299, Laws of 1961, the fee is $4.00 notwithstanding the number of separate counts which may be contained in the complaint. (2) In those cases where (pursuant to § 111) no filing fee is to be assessed or collected other than as part of the fine or penalty imposed upon conviction, the four dollar filing fee is not to be assessed in addition to the ordinary fine for penalty imposed. (3) In those cases where (pursuant to § 111) no filing fee is to be assessed or collected other than as part of the fine or penalty imposed upon conviction, the court may suspend only that part of the fine or penalty imposed which is in excess of the nonsuspendable four dollar filing fee.
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