THE FOURTH CLASS CITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 215 of 1895
89.7 Judicial notice of ordinances; best evidence, order.
In all courts having authority to hear, try or determine any matter or cause arising under the ordinances of any city, and in all proceedings in such city relating to or arising under the ordinances or any ordinance thereof, judicial notice shall be taken of the enactment, existence, provisions and continuing force of the ordinances of the city. And whenever it shall be necessary to prove any of the laws, regulations or ordinances of any city, or any resolution adopted by the council thereof, the same may be read in all courts of justice, and in all proceedings: First, From a record thereof kept by the city clerk; Second, From a copy thereof, or of such record thereof, certified by the city clerk under the seal of the city; Third, From any volume of ordinances purporting to have been written or printed by authority of the council.
History: 1895, Act 215, Eff. Aug. 30, 1895
CL 1897, 3088
CL 1915, 3004
CL 1929, 1928
CL 1948, 89.7
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