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Rs 13:2154 Powers Of Clerks And Constables; Constables Of First And Second City Courts Of New Orleans

§2154. Powers of clerks and constables; constables of First and Second City Courts of New

Orleans

A. In civil matters, the clerks and constables of the city courts of New Orleans have

the same powers and duties as provided by the applicable provisions of law for clerks and

marshals of city courts generally.

B.(1) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the constables of the First

and Second City Courts of New Orleans and their deputies, under the direction and control

of the constables, shall have the same power to make arrests in and upon the property within

the jurisdiction of the constables' offices and shall have all the powers of sheriffs as a peace

officer in all places and on all premises under the jurisdiction and control of the constables,

including execution of the mandates of the court.

(2) Any person arrested by a deputy of the constables shall be forthwith surrendered

or delivered to the sheriff of the parish of Orleans. However, this shall in no way prevent the

New Orleans city police or the sheriff of the parish of Orleans or a deputy thereof from

making arrests.

(3) The constables shall make rules and regulations for the conduct, management, and

control of their deputies and shall from time to time enlarge, modify, or change such rules

and regulations in their discretion.

Acts 1960, No. 32, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1961.; Acts 2015, No. 461, §2, eff. July 1, 2015.

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Louisiana
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John Bel Edwards
John Bel Edwards
January 11, 2016 -
Democratic
1-225-342-4404
900 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802

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