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SECTION 2402
Justices of the peace abolished; powers and jurisdiction of police justices transferred
Uniform District Court Act (UDC) CHAPTER 565, ARTICLE 23
* § 2402. Justices of the peace abolished; powers and jurisdiction of
police justices transferred. All the powers, duties and jurisdiction of
the justices of the peace in the several towns of the county are hereby
transferred to the district court of the county and the judges thereof,
and the office of justice of the peace in the several towns of the
county is abolished. All the powers, duties and jurisdiction of police
justices of villages in the county, except as hereinafter provided, are
hereby also transferred to the district court of the county and the
judges thereof. The police justices of villages in the county shall have
jurisdiction of violations of the ordinances and other regulations of
the village and of violations of the vehicle and traffic law committed
within the limits of the village, except in cases in which the charge is
operating a motor vehicle or motor cycle while in an intoxicated
condition.

* NB There are 2 § 2402's