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A. The proceedings shall be conducted in accordance with the Arizona State Constitution, applicable State statutes and rules of the State Supreme Court pertaining to Town Courts. The proceedings shall also be conducted in accordance with the rules of criminal procedure for the Superior Court and Arizona Revised Statutes Titles 13 and 22 including the provisions regarding filing complaints, bail, issuance of subpoenas, summons, warrants and punishment for disobedience so far as applicable and when not otherwise prescribed.

B. The Presiding Magistrate shall cause to be prepared a schedule of criminal traffic or misdemeanor violations not involving the death of a person or any felony traffic offense, listing specific bail for each violation.

C. The Presiding Magistrate shall cause to be prepared a schedule of civil traffic violations, listing a specific deposit for each violation.

D. When the defendant pleads guilty or is convicted either by the Court or by a jury, the Court shall pronounce judgment on the plea or verdict.

E. A sentence of a fine, imprisonment or both, and other things such as probation, community restitution, victim restitution, counseling and screening and other appropriate requirements, may be pronounced at the time of sentencing and shall be included in the judgment.

F. If the Court sentences the defendant to pay a fine, and the defendant fails to comply with the order, the Court, after a hearing, may order that the defendant receive credit toward payment of the fine for jail time served as determined by State law for each day of imprisonment.

G. The sentence shall not extend beyond the term of imprisonment for which the defendant might be sentenced for the offense of which the defendant has been found guilty.

H. A sentence and judgment that the defendant pay a fine, with or without the alternative of imprisonment, shall constitute a lien such as which can typically be ordered in a civil action. ((O)22-02 , 2022.)