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SECTION 1906-A
Costs in a summary proceeding
Uniform District Court Act (UDC) CHAPTER 565, ARTICLE 19
§ 1906-a. Costs in a summary proceeding.

In a summary proceeding to recover possession of real property,
petitioner shall be allowed as costs for each necessary respondent
served with the notice of petition by a person other than a enforcement
officer, five dollars, and if there is a default in appearance by the
respondent, the sum of five dollars for securing the affidavit that the
respondent is not in military service, required by the statutes of the
United States; plus, as disbursements, the fees paid pursuant to § 1911
(a) (1) of this act. Such costs shall be exclusive in such proceeding
and shall constitute the sum to be awarded as costs by the judgment
pursuant to § 747 of the real property actions and proceedings law,
except insofar as additional costs may be imposed pursuant to
subdivision three of said section.