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246 Pa. Code Rule 110. Bonds of Magisterial District Judges.

Rule 110. Bonds of Magisterial District Judges.

 Each magisterial district judge is required to give bond in such sum, not less than $25,000, as shall be directed by the president judge of the court of common pleas of the judicial district in which is located the magisterial district of the magisterial district judge, with one or more sufficient sureties. The bond shall be lodged with the prothonotary of the court of common pleas, be conditioned on the faithful application of all moneys that come into the hands of the magisterial district judge as an officer, and be for the benefit of the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions and all persons who may sustain injury from the magisterial district judge in his or her official capacity.

   Official Note

   This rule sets forth only the minimum bond amount for each magisterial district judge. The amount of money collected by the district courts varies greatly however, and the president judge is free to require higher bond amounts for some or all of the courts in the judicial district.


   The provisions of this Rule 110 amended December 3, 1973, 4 Pa.B. 37, effective immediately; amended October 27, 2005, effective January 1, 2006, 35 Pa.B. 6228. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (309505).

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