Michigan Compiled Laws Act 5 Of 1956 Michigan Uniform Municipal Court Act (730.501 - 730.534)

AN ACT to establish and promote a uniform system of municipal courts in cities; to consolidate justice courts in cities into a system of municipal courts; to change the name of existing justice courts and justices of the peace in cities to municipal courts and municipal judges; to promote uniformity in practice and procedure in such courts; to prescribe the powers, duties and functions of such courts; and to provide for substitute municipal judges in cities in cases of death, absence, disability or removal of the regularly elected or appointed municipal judges and in cases where temporary judicial assistance is needed in such courts.

History: 1956, Act 5, Eff. Aug. 11, 1956 ;-- Am. 1957, Act 179, Eff. Sept. 27, 1957

Last modified: October 10, 2016