Chapter 15 MUNICIPAL COURT*
Section 15-46 Selection, qualification and term of office.
The municipal judge shall be selected by the council, a majority
vote of all members being
required for his selection. Selection shall be for a term of four (4) years, and he shall serve until
his successor is selected and qualified. The judge shall have been a resident of the city for at least
two (2) years prior to his selection, and a duly licensed attorney of the state for at least three (3)
years prior to his selection. The judge shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and no
person shall serve as municipal judge after he has reached his seventy-fifth birthday. The judge
shall not hold any other office in the city.
(Code 1964, § 7.010)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 479.020(6), (7).