Courts and Civil Procedure – Courts

State and Municipal Court Compact

SECTION 8-18-11

§ 8-18-11. Municipal court adherence to promulgated procedures.

All municipal courts which shall hear and decide traffic matters pursuant to the authority of this chapter shall do so in a manner consistent with the procedures of the traffic tribunal. If it shall appear to the chief magistrate of the traffic tribunal that said procedures are not being followed by any municipal court he or she shall inform the municipal court in question that it appears that it is not in compliance with the procedures of the traffic tribunal. If, thereafter, the chief magistrate is not satisfied that compliance is forthcoming he shall have standing under § 8-1-2 to petition the supreme court for appropriate relief.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1999, ch. 218, art. 5, § 3; P.L. 2008, ch. 119, § 1.)