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§ 28-111. Qualifications of public defender--Appointment and tenure--Salary--Legal aid

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 11. Cities and Towns

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 11. Cities and Towns (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Municipal Code (Refs & Annos)
Municipal Departments and Services
Article XXVIII. Courts of Record--Cities over 200,000
11 Okl.St.Ann. § 28-111
§ 28-111. Qualifications of public defender--Appointment and tenure--Salary--Legal aid
A. The office of public defender shall be assumed by an attorney or attorneys authorized to practice law in Oklahoma. Said attorneys shall be appointed by the judges of the municipal criminal court of record and serve at the pleasure of the judges or shall be appointed and removed as provided by the city charter. The salary of the municipal public defender shall be set by the city governing body.
B. The city governing body and/or the presiding or chief judge of the municipal criminal court of record may make suitable arrangements with a legal aid society for representation of indigents in lieu of appointing a municipal public defender.

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Laws 1977, c. 256, § 28-111, eff. July 1, 1978.
11 Okl. St. Ann. § 28-111, OK ST T. 11 § 28-111
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022) effective through October 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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