22.0816 Plea of guilty, waiver of trial, payment of fine.

(a) Any person charged with any misdemeanor traffic offense within the authority of the violations clerks may appear in person before a violations clerk and, upon signing a plea of guilty and waiver of trial, pay the fine established for the offense charged, and costs.

(b) He shall, prior to such plea, waiver and payment, be informed of his right to stand trial, that his signature to a plea of guilty will have the same force and effect as a judgment of court, and that the record of conviction will be sent to the Commissioner of Public Safety of this territory.

History: 1966, PL 9-37.