General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Held in Frankfort, KY, Monday, Dec. 2, 1867
AN ACT to Increase the Jurisdiction of the Police Judge and Town Marshal of Dycusburg, in Crittenden County.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:
§ 1. That the police judge of the town of Dycusburg, in Crittenden county, shall have original concurrent jurisdiction in civil cases within the corporate limits of said town, of all sums evidenced by written contract or on account, where the amount in controversy, exclusive of interest and costs, does not exceed one hundred dollars, subject to appeals to the circuit and quarterly courts of said county, as in other cases now provided by law.
§ 2. The plaintiff in each action, where the sum in controversy exceeds fifty dollars, shall pay the same tax on, each original summons as now required by law on petitions in the circuit and quarterly courts; and the police judge of said town shall collect the same, and pay it over in the same manner, and under the same rules and restrictions, as now required by law of circuit court clerks.
§ 3. The town marshal shall execute all processes issued by the police judge of said town, and be entitled to the same fees as constables for similar services, where the amount in controversy, exclusive of interest and costs, is fifty dollars or less; and he shall be entitled to the same fees as sheriffs where the amount is over fifty dollars; and shall be liable upon his bond for any failure upon his part to faithfully discharge his duties, in the same manner that constables are.
§ 4. This act shall take effect from its passage.
Approved March 6, 1868.