Current through P.A. Acts 2022-24
Section 3322 - Discontinuance of community courts(a) General ruleIn a judicial district which discontinues a community court, a person serving as a judge of the community court at such time: (1) may complete his term exercising the jurisdiction provided or prescribed by law and with the compensation provided by or pursuant to statute; and(2) upon completion of his term, his office is abolished and no judicial function of the kind theretofore exercised by the community court shall thereafter be exercised other than by the court of common pleas and the magisterial district judges of the judicial district.(b) PhiladelphiaIf the Community Court of Philadelphia County is discontinued the judges of that court shall become judges of the Philadelphia Municipal Court and their tenure shall not be otherwise affected.1976, July 9, P.L. 586, No. 142, § 2, effective 6/27/1978. Amended 2004, Nov. 30, P.L. 1618, No. 207, § 14, effective 1/31/2005.