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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE I COURTS AND JUDICIAL OFFICERS
  • CHAPTER 212 THE SUPERIOR COURT

Section 1 - Number of superior court justices; chief justice; definitions

Section 1A - Deputy court administrator

Section 2 - Court; manner of holding

Section 3 - Exclusive original jurisdiction

Section 3A - Statement to accompany complaint for civil action for damages

Section 4 - Original jurisdiction

Section 5 - Appellate civil jurisdiction

Section 6 - Criminal jurisdiction

Section 7 - Indictments; transmittal

Section 8 - Security in civil or criminal cases to stand on appeal

Section 9 - Orders or decrees of supreme judicial court; recording

Section 10 - Repealed, 1973, 1114, Sec. 53

Section 11 - Repealed, 1929, 265, Sec. 4

Section 12 - Affirmation of judgment on non-entry of appeal

Section 13 - Late entry of appeal

Section 14 - Sittings of court; places

Section 14A - Sittings; first justices; powers and duties; terms; removal

Section 14B - Repealed, 1978, 478, Sec. 119

Section 14C - Repealed, 1973, 1114, Sec. 56

Section 14D to 14F - Repealed, 1978, 478, Sec. 119

Section 15 to 18 - Repealed, 1932, 144, Sec. 3

Section 18A - Repealed, 1923, 262, Sec. 2

Section 19 - Clerk’s office

Section 19A - Special master

Section 20 - Civil and criminal business; separation; jurors

Section 20A - Central pools of jurors

Section 21 - Special jury sittings for criminal business

Section 22 - Return day in criminal cases

Section 23 - Grand jury; assembling

Section 24 - Precedence of certain prosecutions

Section 25 - Continuance of sitting

Section 26 - Records; custody

Section 26A - Land title actions; jury-waived civil actions; transfer to land court

Section 27, 28 - Repealed, 1978, 478, Sec. 125

Section 28A - Repealed, 1949, 654, Sec. 2

Section 29 - Speedy trial of persons held in default of bail

Section 30 - Labor dispute cases; panel of justices; hearing; review