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Police Court

Known as Jutice's Court, municipal court or Majistrate's court, it is a lower level court which has limited jurisdiction to handle the minor crimes (misdemeanors)and breaches of common municipal laws like traffic violations.It arranges for preliminary hearings, and trials and would also examine the case and decides if it need to be heard in some superior courts at all. If not, the judge presides over the case, without the jury, and gives the verdict as per the crime.

 
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