(ORDINANCE NO. 6, PROMULGATED ON MAY 1ST, 1917)
Article 1. District Judicial Office shall be established in all those Districts where there are no Law Courts.
But if for any special reason it is inconvenient to set up such District Judicial Office in any place, then the forming of such office may temporarily be postponed but only after a petition setting forth the special reason has been submitted by both the President of the High Court and the Chief Procurator of the High Procuratorate, or by the Director of the Office for Judicial Preparation, or by the Chief of the Judicial Department of the Tutung's Yamen, to the Ministry of Justice for approval and has been approved by the Ministry of Justice. In such case the Magistrate shall be authorized to carry on judicial duties concurrently.
Article 2. The District Judicial Office, of which the officials in charge are the Magistrate and the Judge, shall be established in the Magistrate's Office.
Article 3. All civil or criminal cases, no matter how important or unimportant the issues involved are, shall be under the control of the District Judicial Office as court of first instance.
Article 4. The District Judicial Office shall have