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AGO 1951 No. 89 >  July 20, 1951
JUSTICE COURT DISTRICTS - JUSTICES OF THE PEACE - NUMBER OF - QUALIFICATIONS
JUSTICE COURT DISTRICTS ‑- JUSTICES OF THE PEACE ‑- NUMBER OF ‑- QUALIFICATIONS

(1) When an incorporated city of less than 5,000 population joins a justice court district, the electors of the city then become electors of the justice court district, and thereafter only one justice of the peace shall be elected by all of the district electors to serve the entire districts.(2) The qualifications of a justice of the peace serving incorporated cities of less than 5,000 in population not becoming a part of a justice court district are the same as existed prior to the enactment of chapter 156, Laws of 1951.

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