Maine Revised Statutes

§171-A. Traffic infraction and civil violation complaints

1. Traffic infraction.  When a complaint is made to the proper officer of the District Court charging a person with the commission of a traffic infraction the officer of the District Court shall cause to be served upon the person a Violation Summons and Complaint or other process in such form and under such circumstances as the Supreme Judicial Court shall by rule provide.
[ 1991, c. 733, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Civil violations.  When a complaint is made to the proper officer of the District Court charging a person with the commission of a civil violation other than a traffic infraction, the officer of the District Court shall cause to be served upon the person a Uniform Summons and Complaint or other process in such form and under such circumstances as the Supreme Judicial Court shall by rule provide.
[ 1991, c. 733, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 731, §4 (NEW). 1991, c. 733, §1 (RPR).