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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters


(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 291, § 5)
  • § 291-5. Breach of bylaws; fines and forfeitures

    The corporation shall have power to assess fines and forfeitures for the breach of any of its bylaws; not exceeding $25.00 for any one offence, to be prosecuted; and recovered by actions of debt, before any justice of peace in the Village, in which action it shall be sufficient to declare generally that the defendant or defendants are indebted to the corporation in the amount of fine, penalty, or forfeiture for the breach of the certain bylaw violated by such party, under which declaration special matter may be given in evidence, and the inhabitants of the Village not otherwise incapacitated may be admitted as witnesses in any suit or action in which the corporation is a party.