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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 08-1016


Title 255--LOCAL


Amendment to Local Court Rule 117; No. AD-4-2008

[38 Pa.B. 2483]
[Saturday, May 31, 2008]

Rule 117--Magisterial District Judge Coverage for Issuing Warrants; Preliminary Arraignments and Setting and Accepting Bail


   And Now, this 13th, day of May 2008, Local Rule 117(2)(a), 26th Judicial District, Columbia County Branch, is hereby amended as follows:

Accepting Bail:
Between the hours of 5 p.m. and 8 a.m., Monday through Friday, and on weekends and county legal holidays, the Warden of the Columbia County Prison, or his designee, shall be authorized to accept bail pursuant to, and subject to the limitations of the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure. The Warden's authority is limited to accepting the bail deposit, delivering the bail to the issuing authority or the Columbia County Clerk of Courts and, under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure 525, releasing the defendant upon execution of the bail bond.

   It is further Ordered that the Columbia County Court Administrator shall:

   (a)  File seven (7) certified copies of this Order with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts;

   (b)  Distribute two (2) certified copies of this Order and a computer diskette to the Legislative Reference Bureau for Publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin;

   (c)  File one (1) certified copy with the Criminal Rules Committee.

   This Order (Amended Local Rule) shall become effective thirty (30) days after the date of publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-1016. Filed for public inspection May 30, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]

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