(1) Justice courts and municipal courts acting as justice courts have concurrent jurisdiction with circuit courts of all prosecutions arising under ORS 601.010 to 601.130.
Terms Used In Oregon Statutes 601.130
- department: means the State Department of Agriculture. See Oregon Statutes 601.010
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
(2) In addition to any penalty provided by ORS 601.990 (1), the circuit court is vested with jurisdiction to restrain any violation, or threatened violation, of ORS 601.010 to 601.130 upon suit by the State Department of Agriculture. In any such suit, the district attorney of the county where such suit is instituted shall represent the department, or the Attorney General may represent the department in such suit.