Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, all fines, forfeited recognizances and other forfeitures imposed, lost or forfeited in the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court or the Pittsburgh Traffic Court shall be
Fines, forfeited recognizances and other forfeitures imposed, lost or forfeited under the following provisions of law shall, when any such offense is committed in a municipal corporation, be payable to
such municipal corporation: (1) Under the following provisions of Title 18 (relating to crimes and offenses): Section 2709(a)(1), (2) and (3) (relating to harassment). Section 3304 (relating to criminal mischief). Section 3503 (relating to criminal trespass).Section 3929 (relating to retail theft).Section 4105 (relating to bad checks).Section 5503 (relating to disorderly conduct).Section 5505 (relating to public drunkenness).Section 5511 (relating to cruelty to animals). Section 6308 (relating to purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of intoxicating beverages).Section 6501 (relating to scattering rubbish).
program, may be required to pay a nonrefundable fee not to exceed ten dollars ($10.00). Fees collected under this paragraph by a municipal court shall be credited to the treasury of the municipality. Fees collected under this paragraph by a circuit court shall be credited to the treasury of the county;
the costs shall not exceed ten dollars ($10.00). All costs collected shall be turned into the treasury of the city or town. By ordinance a city or town may prescribe:
(i) A court automation fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) as a cost to be paid by every person guilty of a violation of a city or town ordinance;
(ii) An indigent civil legal services fee of ten dollars ($10.00) as a cost to be paid by every person guilty of a violation of a city or town ordinance.
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