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  • PART II REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS
  • TITLE I TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY
  • CHAPTER 185C HOUSING COURT DEPARTMENT

Section 1 - Housing court department; composition; definitions

Section 2 - Superior and general jurisdiction; presumption; processes

Section 3 - Concurrent jurisdiction; powers of superior court department; enforcement authority

Section 4 - Sittings of court

Section 5 - Time for transaction of business

Section 6 - Seal

Section 7 - Rules and forms of procedure

Section 8 - Justices; appointment; disputes between justices and clerks; appeals; removal

Section 8A - Chief justice authority and responsibility

Section 8B - Deputy court administrator

Section 9 - Clerks; appointment; disputes between justices and clerks

Section 9A - Salaries of clerks and assistant clerks; practice of law

Section 10 - Temporary clerks

Section 11 - Assistant clerks

Section 12 - Oath of office of clerks

Section 13 - Bond of clerks

Section 14 - Powers and duties of clerks

Section 15 - Court officers

Section 16 - Housing specialists

Section 17 - Practice of law by clerks or housing specialists

Section 18 - Recording system; procurement of law books, stationery, etc.

Section 19 - Commencement of proceedings; fees; non-willful offense deemed non-criminal

Section 20 - Transfer of civil actions

Section 21 - Trial without jury; exception; report of inspector as prima facie evidence

Section 22 - Entry of judgment or order

Section 23 - Bond of receiver