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CHAPTER 17B. MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER'S LICENSES.
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ARTICLE 5. PENALTIES.
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§17B-5-1. Violations of chapter; penalty for misdemeanor.
It is a misdemeanor for any person to violate any of the
provisions of this chapter unless such violation is by this
chapter or other law of this state declared to be a felony.
Unless another penalty is in this chapter or by the laws of
this state provided, every person convicted of a misdemeanor for
the violation of any provisions of this chapter shall be punished
by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or by
imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine
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§17B-5-2. Jurisdiction of crimes by justices.
Justices of the peace shall have concurrent jurisdiction
with the circuit, criminal and intermediate courts to enforce the
misdemeanor penalties prescribed by this chapter.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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