(1) In all prosecutions under ORS 498.153 (2), it shall be sufficient for a police officer to charge the defendant by an unsworn written notice if the notice clearly states:
(a) The date, place and nature of the charge.
(b) The time and place for defendantís appearance in court.
(c) The name of the issuing officer.
(d) The license number of the vehicle.
(2) The notice provided for in subsection (1) of this section shall either be delivered to the defendant or placed in a conspicuous place upon the vehicle involved in the violation. A duplicate original of the notice shall serve as the complaint in the case when it is filed with the court. The issuing officer need not have observed the act of parking, but need only have observed that the vehicle appeared to be parked in violation of restrictions established and posted under ORS 498.152.
(3) A circuit court and a justice court have concurrent jurisdiction over the offenses described in ORS 498.153 committed within the county. [1987 c.798 §4; 1995 c.658 §108]Section: Previous 498.140 498.142 498.145 498.146 498.150 498.152 498.153 498.154 498.155 498.158 498.160 498.164 498.166 498.170 498.172 Next
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