Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Justices of the Peace, Kentucky Constitution

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kentucky Constitution
Flag of Kentucky.png
Articles
Preamble
Bill of Rights
Distribution of Powers
Legislative
County Seats
Impeachments
Executive
Judicial
County Courts
Justices
Fiscal Courts
Elections
Municipalities
Taxation
Education
Corporations
Commerce
Militia
General Provisions
Mode of Revision
Schedule and Ordinance
The Justices of the Peace article of the Kentucky Constitution has two sections.

Section 142

Text of Section 142:

Each county now existing, or which may hereafter be created, in this State, shall be laid off into districts in such manner as the General Assembly may direct; but no county shall have less than three nor more than eight districts, in each of which districts one Justice of the Peace shall be elected as provided in Section 99. The General Assembly shall make provisions for regulating the number of said districts from time to time within the limits herein prescribed, and for fixing the boundaries thereof. The jurisdiction of Justices of the Peace shall be coextensive with the county, and shall be equal and uniform throughout the State. Justices of the Peace shall be conservators of the peace. They shall be commissioned by the Governor, and shall vacate their offices by removal from the districts, respectively, in which they may have been elected.[1]

Section 143

Text of Section 143:

Repealed in 1975 by Amendment.[1]

See also

StateConstitutions Ballotpedia.jpg

External links

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Suggest a link

Additional reading

References