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Chapter 17 B     Entire Code

CHAPTER 17B. MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER'S LICENSES.

ARTICLE 5. PENALTIES.

§17B-5-1. Violations of chapter; penalty for misdemeanor.

It is a misdemeanor for any person to violate any of the provisions of this chapter unless such violation is by this chapter or other law of this state declared to be a felony.

Unless another penalty is in this chapter or by the laws of this state provided, every person convicted of a misdemeanor for the violation of any provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

§17B-5-2. Jurisdiction of crimes by justices.

Justices of the peace shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit, criminal and intermediate courts to enforce the misdemeanor penalties prescribed by this chapter.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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