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Acts of the Seventh Legislature
House Bill No. 398
An act to repeal Section 1857, 1858, and 1859 Chapter 21 Article 11, abolishing terms of county court of Caddo and Bennington, Oklahoma, in Bryan county; and declaring an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE SATE OF OKLHOMA:
Section 1. The terms of the County Court at Caddo and Bennington, in Bryan county, Oklahoma, are hereby abolished; and Sections 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, and 1862, of Chapter 21, Article 11, of the Revised Laws of 1910, establishing such terms of the County court at such towns are hereby repealed.
Transfer of Records.
Section 2. The county Commissioners of Bryan County are hereby authorized and directed and it is hereby made their duty to take charge of all books, records, files, papers, documents and all fixtures of the said County Court at Caddo and Bennington and remove the same to the county seat at Durant and place same in such offices having custody of like records.
Disposition of Pending Causes.
Section 3. All causes of action pending or unsatisfied in said County Courts at Caddo and Bennington at the time of such transfer as provided for in Section 2 hereof shall be passed upon and determined in the County Court at the county seat in the same manner and with the same force and effect as if said cause had been originally filed in the County Court at the county seat. The County Court at the county seat at Durant is given jurisdiction to try, hear, and determine all such causes of action so transferred herin (sic) to the county seats and to do all things necessary and proper to finally determine all such causes of action.
Section 4. It being immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, and safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist by reason whereof this act shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage and approval.
Approved February 27, 1919.