Circuit Courts Generally

ORS 3.130
Transfer of judicial jurisdiction of certain county courts to circuit courts


(1)

All judicial jurisdiction, authority, powers, functions and duties of the county courts and the judges thereof, except the jurisdiction, authority, powers, functions and duties exercisable in the transaction of county business, are transferred to the circuit courts and the judges thereof:

(a)

In Baker, Clackamas, Columbia, Coos, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Marion and Tillamook Counties.

(b)

In any county for which a county charter providing for such transfer is adopted under ORS 203.710 (Performance of functions by officers designated by county law) to 203.770 (Copies of charters and amendments, revisions and repeals), to the extent that the judicial jurisdiction, authority, powers, functions and duties were not previously transferred as provided by law.

(2)

All matters, causes and proceedings relating to judicial jurisdiction, authority, powers, functions and duties transferred to the circuit courts and the judges thereof under this section, and pending in a county court on the effective date of the transfer, are transferred to the circuit court for the county. [Amended by 1955 c.677 §4; 1957 c.275 §1; 1957 c.713 §6; 1961 c.724 §4; 1963 c.512 §1; 1965 c.247 §1; 1965 c.510 §3; 1965 c.618 §5; 1967 c.268 §1; 1967 c.533 §8; 1967 c.534 §9; 1969 c.286 §1; 1969 c.591 §264]

Notes of Decisions

This section was not contravened when county granted authority to its infractions section to adjudicate infractions of county ordinances. Caffey v. Lane County, 298 Or 183, 691 P2d 94 (1984)

ORS 203.810 and not this section governs enforcement of county laws regulating private conduct, as distinct from jurisdiction of county courts under state laws or over "transaction of county business." Caffey v. Lane County, 298 Or 183, 691 P2d 94 (1984)


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