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§ 49-15-65. Jurisdiction of courts; appeals.
 

The justice courts of the respective counties or county courts shall have original jurisdiction of any prosecution or suit brought under authority of this chapter, or of any violation of any ordinance duly enacted by the commission. However, from each decision or judgment, whether from a fine or imprisonment, there shall be allowed an appeal, and such appeals and trials shall be had as now provided by law. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1942, § 6047-12; Laws,  1960, ch. 173, § 12; Laws, 1962, ch. 193, § 11; Laws, 1981, ch. 471, § 51; Laws, 1982, ch. 423, § 28, made eff from and after January 1, 1984, or, with respect to a given county, from and after such earlier date as the county appoints a justice court clerk pursuant to § 9-11-27(3); Laws, 1991, ch. 522, § 5, eff from and after July 1, 1991.